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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Clemson University has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,550) than NCSU ($29,220).
  • It is harder to admit to Clemson University than NCSU.
  • NCSU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than Clemson University (1,300).
  • Both NCSU and Clemson University have the same submitted ACT scores (30).
  • NCSU has more students with 36,042 students while Clemson University has 26,406 students.
  • NCSU has more full-time faculties with 1,842 faculties while Clemson University has 1,360 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Clemson University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
NCSUClemson University
NCSUvs.Clemson University
Raleigh, North CarolinaLocationClemson, South Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$9,101
Out-Of-State$29,220
Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,558
Out-Of-State$38,550
56% ($10,175)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($9,287)
$10,175Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,287
51.36 %Acceptance Rates47.18 %
34.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.48 %
1,320SAT Score1,300
30ACT Score30
84 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate12 %
94 %Retention Rate94 %
36,042Student Population26,406
1,842Number of Faculties1,360
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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