StudentsReview :: Clemson University - How to Get into Clemson (Undergraduate)
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Arizona State University -- Tempe, AZ
Alabama State University -- Montgomery, AL
Florida State University -- Tallahassee, FL


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


Clemson University

...loading...
Your Combined ACT:
*** reported for attending students
...loading...
SAT Math + Verbal:
*** reported for attending students
Your Chances at Clemson
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at Clemson
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
8,487
10,013
# Admitted
4,910
5,796
% Admitted
57.9%
57.9%
% Overall
57.9%

Students who got into Clemson:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (21), Grades (26), Sports/Extracurriculars (17), College Essay (5)
I applied online through Clemson's admission websiteDec 12 2014Preparatory
I applied online through Clemson's admission website. The Common App was not required, and an essay was not required either. I've heard, however, the admission process has gotten a little tougher. However, if you're top 15% in your class, is involved in some kind of way, and made above average SAT/ACT scores, you should have no problem.
SAT: 1350 Female
Getting into Clemson out of state is not difficultApr 07 2013Computer Science
Getting into Clemson out of state is not difficult given that you've put forward a decent effort in high school. Being accepted in state is more difficult since nearly EVERY kid ranked in the top 10% of their class wants to study here. If you don't get accepted, don't fret, for some odd reason Clemson lets you appeal their decision. It's amazing some of the students they let in after appealing. Really, the key is making good grades (B+/A- average) in difficult classes (Honors/AP/IB), and scoring above 1200 on the SAT or its equivalent on the ACT. Clemson doesn't value extracurricular activities or application essays much. It probably took 20 minutes to complete the essay and personal statement.
Male
Not hard to get into reallySep 27 2010Biology
Not hard to get into really. Just be careful with the application and plan the essay well.
ACT: 32 Male
I don't really know what it takes to getNov 19 2007Perfomance Arts
I don't really know what it takes to get in, they've changed since I applied. All I did was fill out the form and wait, they didn't even have an essay.
Male
Admission to the University is getting more competitiveJun 06 2004Physics
Admission to the University is getting more competitive. Hopefully the campus environment will change as a result, but if this ever happens it will be long after I escape. There are no essays or interviews invovled in the application, and I don't think they much care about the character of the people getting in. If you have above average scores and no ambition or passion (aside from football and alcohol) then you should have no trouble getting in to Clemson.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1500 Male
Compare ClemsonSave Clemson

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→