Graduate Program Overview

Clemson University is a four-years, public school located in Clemson, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,796 for South Carolina residents and $23,246 for out-of-state students. It offers 167 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameClemson University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC
Graduate School Students5,538 students
1,943 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$11,796
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 167 Graduate Programs
78 Master's, 53 Doctorate, 36 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$724$1,451
Books & Supplies$1,248
Room & Board$12,234 (On-Campus) / $12,234 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,124 (On-Campus) / $5,124 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,402$41,852
Off-Campus Total$30,402$41,852
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Clemson University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 167 major areas - 78 Master's (3 online programs), 53 Doctorate (1 online programs), 26 Post-Bachelor'(7 online programs), 10 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 1,817 students have been conferred Master's degree and 301 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
English Language and Literature
Work and Family Studies
Engineering Technology
Computer and Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Natural Resources and Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 26,406 students enrolled in Clemson University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,538 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,643 male and 2,895 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,949 full-time and 2,589 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,943 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 757 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students2,643
Women Students2,895
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,949
Part-time Students2,589
By race/ethnicity 3,456 White, 393 Black, and 104 Asian students are attending at Clemson University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races93
71 students are younger than 22 and 797 students are older than 65. The school has 3,402 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,418 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under71
40 & Over797
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, 1,943 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 757 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,688
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,943
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses757
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,988
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,943
South Carolina Resident1,019
Other State In U.S.924
Outside of U.S.0

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