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 South Carolina ($33,928).
  • It is harder to admit to Clemson University than South Carolina.
  • Clemson University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,275) than South Carolina (1,275).
  • Clemson University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than South Carolina (28).
  • South Carolina has more students with 34,795 students while Clemson University has 24,951 students.
  • South Carolina has more full-time faculties with 1,667 faculties while Clemson University has 1,300 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of South Carolina-Columbia and Clemson University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
South CarolinaClemson University
South Carolinavs.Clemson University
Columbia, South 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$12,688
Out-Of-State$33,928
Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,558
Out-Of-State$38,550
72% ($6,499)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)76% ($8,551)
$6,499Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,551
72.31 %Acceptance Rates47.18 %
31.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.48 %
1,275SAT Score1,315
28ACT Score30
77 %Graduation Rate84 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate5 %
88 %Retention Rate93 %
34,795Student Population24,951
1,667Number of Faculties1,300
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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