Clemson University Admissions

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $80 for graduate school at Clemson University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$80
Admission Informationwww.clemson.edu/admissions/index.html
Online Applicationwww.clemson.edu/admissions/undergraduate/index.html
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 47.19% and yield is 27.86%. 12,951 men and 15,894 women applied to Clemson University and 6,043 men and 7,570 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,775 men and 2,017 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants28,84512,95115,894
Admitted13,6136,0437,570
Enrolled3,7921,7752,017
Acceptance Ratio 47.19%46.66%47.63%
Yield 27.86%29.37%26.64%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 1,904 students (50% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,888 students (50%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 690 and 25th percentile is 610. The SAT Math score is 710 (75th) and 610 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 97 (75th percentile) and 97 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing610690
SAT Math610710
ACT Composite2732
ACT Math2631
ACT English2734
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Clemson University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,253, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Clemson University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes Clemson University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Clemson University online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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