Graduate Programs Overview

Clemson University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Clemson, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,796 for South Carolina residents and $23,246 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred fifty-five graduate programs: 73 Master's, 52 Doctorate, 21 Post-Bachelor's, 9 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,394 students have been conferred Master's degree and 232 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameClemson University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC
Graduate School Students5,282 students
1,285 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,796
Out-of-State$23,246
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 155 Graduate Programs
73 Master's, 9 Doctorate, 30 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Clemson University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For South Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $11,796 and $23,246 for non-South Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $724 for South Carolina residents and $1,451 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$10,600$22,050
Fees$1,196$1,196
Cost per Credit$724$1,451
Books & Supplies$1,188
Room & Board$11,850 (On-Campus) / $11,850 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,284 (On-Campus) / $4,284 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$29,118$40,568
Off-Campus Total$29,118$40,568
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$9,682$10,144$10,602$11,796$11,796
Out-of-State$19,280$20,446$20,992$23,246$23,246

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Clemson University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 155 major areas - 74 Master's (18 online programs), 51 Doctorate (6 online programs), 22 Post-Bachelor'(13 online programs), 8 Post-Master'(4 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,3942325790
Men7201422619
Women674903171
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Architecture
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Work and Family Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Communication and Journalism
Education
Engineering
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 24,951 students enrolled in Clemson University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,282 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,648 male and 2,634 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,969 full-time and 2,313 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,285 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 402 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,282
Men Students2,648
Women Students2,634
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,282
Full-time Students2,969
Part-time Students2,313
By race/ethnicity 3,246 White, 305 Black, and 82 Asian students are attending at Clemson University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total5,282
American Indian /
Native American
10
Asian82
Black305
Hispanic164
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
5
White3,246
Two or more races93
Un-Known106
73 students are younger than 22 and 728 students are older than 65. The school has 3,241 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,240 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,282
21 & Under73
22-241,503
25-291,738
30-34791
35-39449
40 & Over728
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Clemson University, 1,285 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 402 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,282
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,285
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses402
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,595
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,285
South Carolina Resident558
Other State In U.S.654
Outside of U.S.73



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