Clemson University Graduate School

Clemson University (referred to as Clemson) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clemson, SC.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Clemson is $12,204 for South Carolina residents and $23,912 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,900 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 28,466 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Clemson University (referred to as Clemson) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clemson, SC.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1927 - Current).
Clemson Directory Information
School NameClemson University (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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Clemson is $12,204 for South Carolina residents and $23,912 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,900 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 28,466 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 277 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 17 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$23,912
$12,204 for South Carolina Residents
Student Population5,900
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs277 graduate programs
(17 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Clemson is $12,204 for South Carolina residents and $23,912 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $743 for South Carolina residents and $1,488 for out-of-state students.
Clemson offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
South Carolina Residents$12,204
Out-of-State$23,912
Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina Residents$743
Out-of-State$1,488
Clemson 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 its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)17 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
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Clemson University is $12,204 for South Carolina residents and $23,912 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.87% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$9,386$1,216$19,776$1,216
2019-2020$10,600$1,196$22,050$1,196
2020-2021$10,600$1,196$22,050$1,196
2021-2022$10,600$1,196$22,050$1,196
2022-2023$10,858$1,346$22,566$1,346
The graduate school tuition & fees of Clemson is average compared to public graduate schools in South Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $25,676 (public) / $13,583 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Clemson University$12,204$23,912
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
South Carolina Graduate Schools$13,429$19,210
Public$13,133$25,676
Private$13,583
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,804 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Clemson.
On-campus living costs are increased by 2.57% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,804. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.57% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,832$3,672$10,832$3,672
2019-2020$11,414$4,054$11,414$4,054
2020-2021$11,850$4,284$11,850$4,284
2021-2022$12,234$5,124$12,234$5,124
2022-2023$12,350$5,454$12,350$5,454
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $743 for South Carolina residents and $1,488 for other students at Clemson University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.55% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$638$1,295
2019-2020$724$1,451
2020-2021$724$1,451
2021-2022$724$1,451
2022-2023$743$1,488

Graduate Programs at Clemson

Clemson University offers 176 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,136 students have completed their study at Clemson University.
Offered Degrees at Clemson University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree8241,713
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship541244
Post Bachelor's Degree3010118
Post Master's Degree10161
Total176162,136
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Clemson University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other) program with 48 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 219 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering program with 14 completers.
Clemson University offers 176 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,136 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,713 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 118 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 61 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 43 completers-
Agricultural Economics5-
Aquaculture--
Food Science and Technology (other)17-
Plant Sciences17-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)4-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 47 completers-
Forest Sciences and Biology9-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management38-
Architecture [+] 66 completers-
Architecture-$50,300
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning5-
Environmental Design/Architecture6-
Landscape Architecture8-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology47-
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)9-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 61 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences47-
Computer Programming/Programmer14-
Education [+] 382 completers-
Education130-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Special Education and Teaching7-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services127$38,500
Elementary Education and Teaching25-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching18-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching10-
Agricultural Teacher Education2-
Reading Teacher Education49-
Engineering [+] 306 completers-
Agricultural Engineering2-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering45-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering33$61,800
Computer Engineering18-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering17-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering12-
Materials Engineering10-
Mechanical Engineering49-
Systems Engineering--
Industrial Engineering38-
Engineering (other)80-
Engineering Technology [+] 13 completers-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician11-
Packaging Science2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 15 completers-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)15-
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature12-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 104 completers$46,400
Biology/Biological Sciences85$46,400
Biochemistry2-
Microbiology4-
Entomology--
Animal Physiology7-
Animal Genetics2-
Toxicology4-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 17 completers-
Mathematics17-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences--
Systems Science and Theory--
Historic Preservation and Conservation12$34,800
Computational Science8-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 81 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management28-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management53-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Chemistry7-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)5-
Physics7-
Optics/Optical Sciences--
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Community Psychology12-
Human Services [+] 35 completers-
Public Administration35-
Social Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Economics21-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics1-
Social Sciences (other)7-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Industrial and Product Design10-
Art/Art Studies6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 43 completers-
Healthcare Innovation--
Public Health (other)13-
Medical Informatics2-
Nursing Science28-
Business [+] (1 completers) 377 completers-
Business Administration and Management219$71,000
Operations Management and Supervision--
Transportation/Mobility Management9-
Accounting87$59,400
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration-$59,900
Human Resources Development47-
Marketing (other)--
Real Estate15-
Construction Management--
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total1,713
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 8 completers-
Agricultural Economics--
Food Science1-
Plant Sciences7-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)--
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Forest Sciences and Biology2-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management2-
Architecture [+] 4 completers-
Environmental Design/Architecture4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 10 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences5-
Informatics7-
Education [+] 25 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration9$55,000
Learning Sciences4-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)6-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education--
Education (other)2-
Engineering [+] 91 completers-
Agricultural Engineering--
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering14-
Chemical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering13-
Computer Engineering5-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering6-
Materials Engineering11-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Industrial Engineering10-
Engineering (other)6-
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Engineering-Related Fields (other)1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Family and Community Services2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry4-
Microbiology1-
Entomology1-
Animal Physiology3-
Animal Genetics4-
Human/Medical Genetics2-
Toxicology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics13-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 8 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management8-
Physical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Chemistry12-
Chemistry (other)--
Physics8-
Optics/Optical Sciences--
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology5-
Psychology (other)1-
Human Services [+] 3 completers-
Public Policy Analysis3-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Economics12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Public Health (other)4-
Medical Informatics--
Nursing Science--
Nursing Practice3-
Business [+] --
Operations Management and Supervision--
History [+] --
History (other)--
Total244
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 10 completers-
Architecture10-
Environmental Design/Architecture--
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) --
Computer Programming/Programmer--
Education [+] 4 completers-
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Reading Teacher Education4-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering--
Systems Engineering--
Industrial Engineering--
Engineering (other)--
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 26 completers-
Family and Community Services1-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)25-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) --
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management--
Human Services [+] 10 completers-
Public Administration8-
Public Policy Analysis2-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Construction Management2-
Total118
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--
Reading Teacher Education--
Engineering [+] 32 completers-
Engineering (other)32-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] --
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management--
Business [+] --
Business Administration and Management--
Total61

Graduate Student Population at Clemson

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 5,900 students enrolled into Clemson University graduate schools where it has total 28,466 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,293 full-time and 2,607 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,837 male and 3,063 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9002,8373,063
Full-time3,2931,8671,426
Part-tme2,6079701,637
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,449 White (58.46%), 406 Black/African American (6.88%), 227 Hispanic (3.85%), 86 Asian (1.46%), and 1,732 students with other races. 1,480 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9002,8373,063
American Indian/Native American725
Asian864739
Black/African American406161245
Hispanic22791136
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander752
White3,4491,4372,012
Two More1205070
Un-Known1185266
Non-resident Alien1,480992488
Clemson University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,022 graduate students (34.27% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 813 graduate students (13.78% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total5,900
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,022
Enrolled Some Online Courses813
Not in Online Courses3,065
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Clemson University. 1,764 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.90% of total students), 259 students are aged above 50 (4.39%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Clemson University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9002,8373,063
Age 20-211125656
Age 22-241,652854798
Age 25-291,876973903
Age 30-34901442459
Age 35-39500224276
Age 40-49600195405
Age 50-6424585160
Over 641486

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