2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit Hour
For academic year 2018-2019, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Clemson University is $15,374 for South Carolina residents and $37,128 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees at Clemson University is $15,636 for South Carolina residents and $38,230 for out-of-state students. The 2019 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 1.71% for South Carolina residents and increased by 2.97% for out-of-state rates from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 10.62% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Clemson University are higher than the average amount ($11,650) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($30,688 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
Tuition & Fees Clemson University 2018-2019 Academic Year (Undergraduate)
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$15,116 $36,058$13,112
2018-2019$15,374$37,128$14,504
Change % 2018-20191.71%2.97%10.62%
2019-2020$15,636$38,230$16,044
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $10,602 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $20,992 for academic year 2018-2019. The graduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees at Clemson University is $11,081 for South Carolina residents and $21,553 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 4.51% for South Carolina residents and increased by 2.67% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at Clemson University are lower than the average amount ($13,305) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($27,464 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
Tuition & Fees Clemson University 2018-2019 Academic Year (Graduate)
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$10,144 $20,446$13,112
2018-2019$10,602$20,992$14,504
Change % 2018-20194.51%2.67%10.62%
2019-2020$11,081$21,553$16,044
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours.
Per Credit Hour Charge At Clemson University (2018-2019)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2017-2018$630$1,540
2018-2019$641$1,586
2019-2020$652$1,633
Graduate2017-2018$636$1,290
2018-2019$647$1,306
2019-2020$658$1,322

Clemson University Tuition & College Costs for 4 Years

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition for future and perspective students for Clemson University. For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year tuition is $65,318 for South Carolina residents and $159,652 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Clemson University.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Clemson University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$15,747$16,129$16,520$16,921$65,318
Out-of-State$38,210$39,324$40,470$41,649$159,652
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$16,129$16,520$16,921$17,332$66,902
Out-of-State$39,324$40,470$41,649$42,863$164,305
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$16,520$16,921$17,332$17,752$68,525
Out-of-State$40,470$41,649$42,863$44,112$169,093
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$16,921$17,332$17,752$18,183$70,188
Out-of-State$41,649$42,863$44,112$45,397$174,021
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$17,332$17,752$18,183$18,624$71,891
Out-of-State$42,863$44,112$45,397$46,720$179,092
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Clemson University. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year COA is $135,000 for South Carolina residents and $229,334 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Clemson University.
4 years COA at Clemson University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$32,230$33,221$34,224$35,260$135,000
Out-of-State$54,693$56,416$58,195$60,031$229,334
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$33,221$34,245$35,281$36,351$139,166
Out-of-State$56,416$58,195$60,031$61,927$236,568
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$34,245$35,303$36,373$37,479$143,468
Out-of-State$58,195$60,031$61,927$63,884$244,036
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$35,303$36,396$37,501$38,644$147,913
Out-of-State$60,031$61,927$63,884$65,904$251,745
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$36,396$37,524$38,667$39,848$152,504
Out-of-State$61,927$63,884$65,904$67,991$259,705
Last year, 15,037 students ( 77.50% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $100,796 for South Carolina residents and $195,130 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Clemson University.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Clemson University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$23,679$24,670$32,789$26,709$100,796
Out-of-State$46,142$47,865$49,644$51,480$195,130
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$24,670$25,694$33,825$27,800$104,962
Out-of-State$47,865$49,644$51,480$53,376$202,364
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$25,694$26,752$34,895$28,928$109,264
Out-of-State$49,644$51,480$53,376$55,333$209,832
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$26,752$27,845$36,001$30,093$113,709
Out-of-State$51,480$53,376$55,333$57,353$217,541
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$27,845$28,973$37,144$31,297$118,300
Out-of-State$53,376$55,333$57,353$59,440$225,501

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2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2019 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. In addition, we provide previous 5 years costs so that you can see the increased amounts of each cost item. Use left menu to explore the costs information at Clemson University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aids
Clemson University 2019 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$15,374$1,392$14,504$37,128$1,392 $14,504
Graduate$10,602 $1,392$14,504$20,992 $1,392$14,504


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