The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Clemson has more expensive tuition & fees ($39,502) than South Carolina ($33,928).
  • It is harder to admit to Clemson than South Carolina.
  • Clemson has a higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than South Carolina (1,255).
  • Clemson has higher submitted ACT score (30) than South Carolina (29).
  • South Carolina has more students with 35,471 students while Clemson has 27,341 students.
  • Clemson has a lower number of students per faculty with 16 to 1 while South Carolina's ratio is 18 to 1.
  • South Carolina has more full-time faculties with 1,693 faculties while Clemson has 1,360 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Clemson University and University of South Carolina-Columbia.
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Clemsonvs.South Carolina
Clemson, South CarolinaLocationColumbia, South Carolina
Four-years, PublicSchool Typefour-years, Public
Doctor's degree - research / scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
2023 Tuition & Fees
78%% Receiving Financial Aid82%
$11,808Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,864
47.18 %Acceptance Rates72.31 %
29.48 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.25 %
1,320SAT Score1,255
30ACT Score29
85 %Graduation Rate78 %
11 %Transfer-out Rate16 %
94 %Retention Rate87 %
27,341Student Population35,471
1,360Number of Faculties1,693
16 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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