Clemson University Graduate Schools

Clemson University (referred to as Clemson) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clemson, SC. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Clemson University is $11,796 for South Carolina residents and $23,246 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,282 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 24,951 including undergraduate students.

Clemson University Graduate School Overview

Clemson University (referred to as Clemson) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clemson, SC. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Clemson University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1927 - Current).
Clemson UniversityDirectory Information
School NameClemson University (referred to as Clemson)
Address201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC 29634
Phone864-656-4636
Webhttps://www.clemson.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.clemson.edu/admissions/undergraduate/index.html
Financial Infohttps://www.clemson.edu/finaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Clemson University is $11,796 for South Carolina residents and $23,246 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,282 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 24,951 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 151 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 37 programs are available online classes.
Clemson Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$23,246
$11,796 for South Carolina Residents
Student Population5,282
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs151 graduate programs
(37 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Clemson University is $11,796 for South Carolina residents and $23,246 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $724 for South Carolina residents and $1,451 for out-of-state students. Clemson University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Clemson 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
South Carolina Residents$11,796
Out-of-State$23,246
Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina Residents$724
Out-of-State$1,451
Clemson University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Clemson University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Clemson
Distance Learning (Online Classes)37 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Clemson University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Clemson University is $11,796 for South Carolina residents and $23,246 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 10.74% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Clemson University
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$8,404$816$17,590$816
2016-2017$8,826$856$18,424$856
2017-2018$9,226$918$19,528$918
2018-2019$9,386$1,216$19,776$1,216
2019-2020$10,600$1,196$22,050$1,196
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $15,468 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Clemson University. On-campus living costs are increased by 6.65% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,468. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.65% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Clemson University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,718$3,522$8,718$3,522
2016-2017$9,144$3,502$9,144$3,502
2017-2018$9,592$3,520$9,592$3,520
2018-2019$10,832$3,672$10,832$3,672
2019-2020$11,414$4,054$11,414$4,054
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $724 for South Carolina residents and $1,451 for other students at Clemson University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 12.05% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Clemson University
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$1,060$1,060
2016-2017$612$1,223
2017-2018$636$1,290
2018-2019$638$1,295
2019-2020$724$1,451

Graduate Programs at Clemson

Clemson University offers 155 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,773 students have completed their study at Clemson University.
Offered Degrees at Clemson University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree74181,394
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship516232
Post Bachelor's Degree221357
Post Master's Degree8490
Total155411,773

Clemson University offers 155 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,773 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,394 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 57 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 90 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 30 completers-
Agricultural Economics5-
Aquaculture9-
Food Science and Technology (other)9-
Plant Sciences7-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Forest Sciences and Biology2-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management0-
Architecture [+] 72 completers-
0-
Architecture42$50,300
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning22-
Environmental Design/Architecture0-
Landscape Architecture8-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Communication and Media Studies (other)6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 88 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences78-
Computer Programming/Programmer10-
Education [+] (11 completers) 164 completers-
Education13-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Special Education and Teaching8-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services73$38,500
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching21-
Secondary Education and Teaching12-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Agricultural Teacher Education10-
Reading Teacher Education13-
Engineering [+] (6 completers) 324 completers-
Engineering0-
Agricultural Engineering3-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering36-
Chemical Engineering0-
Civil Engineering33$61,800
Computer Engineering17-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering22-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering15-
Materials Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering44-
Systems Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering68-
Engineering (other)80-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Packaging Science0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)13-
English Language And Literature [+] (2 completers) 22 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing12-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 116 completers$46,400
Biology/Biological Sciences103$46,400
Biochemistry0-
Microbiology1-
Entomology1-
Animal Physiology8-
Animal Genetics0-
Toxicology3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 9 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Historic Preservation and Conservation9$34,800
Computational Science0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (4 completers) 44 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management30-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management14-
Physical Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)7-
Physics2-
Optics/Optical Sciences1-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology0-
Community Psychology3-
Human Services [+] 23 completers-
0-
Public Administration23-
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics6-
Social Sciences (other)3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Industrial and Product Design2-
Art/Art Studies6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 62 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health (other)6-
Medical Informatics0-
Nursing Science56-
Business [+] (6 completers) 372 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management185$71,000
Operations Management and Supervision3-
Transportation/Mobility Management0-
Accounting103$59,400
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration31$59,900
Marketing (other)15-
Real Estate18-
Construction Management17-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total1,394
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 7 completers-
Agricultural Economics0-
Food Science3-
Plant Sciences4-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Forest Sciences and Biology2-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management2-
Architecture [+] 3 completers-
0-
Environmental Design/Architecture3-
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences3-
Informatics1-
Education [+] (4 completers) 21 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction5-
Educational Leadership and Administration12$55,000
Learning Sciences2-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education0-
Education (other)2-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 87 completers-
Engineering0-
Agricultural Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering13-
Chemical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering14-
Computer Engineering2-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering6-
Materials Engineering7-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Industrial Engineering8-
Engineering (other)12-
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering-Related Fields (other)1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 3 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family and Community Services3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biochemistry5-
Microbiology2-
Entomology1-
Animal Physiology3-
Animal Genetics4-
Human/Medical Genetics2-
Toxicology3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics13-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 9 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management9-
Physical Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry15-
Chemistry (other)0-
Physics8-
Optics/Optical Sciences0-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology0-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology4-
Psychology (other)5-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis4-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health (other)1-
Medical Informatics0-
Nursing Practice0-
Business [+] 3 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Operations Management and Supervision3-
Total232
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services0-
Architecture [+] 9 completers-
0-
Architecture9-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Programming/Programmer0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Education0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Engineering [+] (8 completers) 22 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering18-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Systems Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering0-
Engineering (other)0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (4 completers) 19 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family and Community Services0-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)19-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Genome Sciences/Genomics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (3 completers) 3 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management3-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Applied Behavior Analysis0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Homeland Security0-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
0-
Public Administration4-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Construction Management0-
Total57
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Health Communication0-
Education [+] (4 completers) 60 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration25-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services35-
Engineering [+] 8 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering (other)8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Epidemiology1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Scientist17-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management4-
Total90

Graduate Student Population at Clemson

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,282 students enrolled into Clemson University graduate schools where it has total 24,951 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,969 full-time and 2,313 part-time students. By gender, 2,648 male and 2,634 female students are attending Clemson University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Clemson University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Clemson University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,2822,6482,634
Full-time2,9691,7131,256
Part-tme2,3139351,378
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Clemson University.
There are 3,246 White (61.45%), 305 Black/African American (5.77%), 164 Hispanic (3.10%), 82 Asian (1.55%), and 1,485 students with other races. 1,271 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Clemson University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,2822,6482,634
American Indian/Native American1064
Asian824339
Black/African American305130175
Hispanic1648381
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander514
White3,2461,4151,831
Two More933459
Un-Known1065749
Non-resident Alien1,271879392
Clemson University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,285 graduate students (24.33% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 402 graduate students (7.61% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Clemson University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Clemson University
Number of Students
Total5,282
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,285
Enrolled Some Online Courses402
Not in Online Courses3,595
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Clemson University. 1,575 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.82% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 204 students are aged above 50 (3.86%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Clemson University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Clemson University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,2822,6482,634
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21724230
Age 22-241,503813690
Age 25-291,738898840
Age 30-34791421370
Age 35-39449203246
Age 40-49524205319
Age 50-6419762135
Over 64743

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