Study at Clemson UniversityClemson University, founded in 1889, is a public, coeducational, research university. Thomas Green Clemson, the University's founder, willed most of his estate for the establishment of a college that would promote scientific agriculture and mechanical arts. The university enrolls more than 10, 000 undergraduates and over 3, 000 postgraduates.
Clemson University offers degrees and programs in a wide variety of subjects in arts, accountancy, agriculture, engineering, sciences, teaching, and general education. There are several colleges under this University, including:
The Clemson Tigers, as the University's sports teams are called, wear the team colors purple and orange. There are separate men's teams for baseball, basketball, football, cross-country, golf, soccer, track and field, swimming and diving, and tennis. The women's sports include basketball, cross-country, rowing, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. The Clemson Tigers have won 4 national championships in football, soccer and golf.
- College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences
- College of Arts, Architecture, and Humanities
- College of Business and Behavioral Sciences
- College of Engineering and Science
- College of Health, Education, and Human Development
- Calhoun Honors College
- Emeritus College
- University Center of Greenville
Profile of Clemson University
Clemson, SC is home to Clemson. Clemson is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Clemson go up to the Doctoral degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in engineering, real estate and construction management, and architecture and planning.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 540. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 580 and 670.
Clemson maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Clemson is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.
The school has 17, 585 enrolled students .
Clemson offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Clemson Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Business and Management||648||business management, marketing, finance, accounting, human resources, operations management, business and related services, marketing studies, . . . |
|Engineering||592||mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, ceramic engineering, . . . |
|Liberal Arts||498||English, speech and rhetoric, political science, history, economics, sociology, foreign languages and literature, foreign language and literature, . . . |
|Education and Teaching||463||elementary school teaching, school Counselling, secondary teaching, early childhood education, educational administration, middle school teaching, special ed, reading teaching, . . . |
|Science||275||biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, microbiology, animal genetics, geology, chemistry courses, . . . |
|Therapy and Counselling||161||psychology, community psychology, organizational psychology, psychology courses|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||161||registered nursing, nursing science|
|Computer Science and Engineering||150||computer and info science, computer engineering, information science, computer programming|
|Architecture and Planning||133||architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, environmental design|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||122||parks and recreation management|
|Medicine||120||health professions, pre-med, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary|
|Agricultural Science and Management||104||agricultural economics, food science, aquaculture, various agricutural courses, agricultural management|
|Real Estate and Construction Management||72||construction management, real estate|
|Conservation and Resource Management||52||conservation, forest management, forest sciences, natural resources courses|
|Animal Science and Care||49||animal science|
|Landscaping and Horticulture||43||horticultural science, applied horticulture, plant sciences, various soil sciences courses|
|Science and Laboratory Technician||32||science tech|
|Art Studies||29||art studies|
|Drama and Performing Arts||15||various performing arts|
|Religion and Philosophy||14||philosophy|
|Media||13||communication and journalism, health communication|
|Family and Social Work||12||public administration, public policy analysis, human development and family studies, family and community services|
|Medical Support and Technology||8||pre-pharmacy|
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