Office of Student Enrichment

About Clemson and CBBS

Clemson UniversityAbout Clemson University

Ranked #25 among national public universities, Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel.

Clemson University Quick Facts

  • Clemson is ranked No. 25 among national public universities, No. 4 among “up and coming” universities and No. 11 among national universities — public and private — with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching (U.S.News & World Report rankings).
  • Clemson’s enrollment is about 20,000, and the campus population is carefully managed to ensure small classes and a low student-to-faculty ratio. More than 52 percent of classes taught have fewer than 20 students.
  • The University’s 20,000 students can select from approximately 80 undergraduate degree programs and 110 graduate degree programs offered by five colleges: Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Architecture, Arts and Humanities; Business and Behavioral Science; Engineering and Science; and Health, Education and Human Development.
  • As South Carolina’s leading land-grant university, Clemson has a presence in every county for outreach and community service, as well as research and education centers at five locations in state and on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

About the College of Business and Behavioral Science

From the classroom to the community, CBBS develops bold leaders who will positively and responsibly impact society. Through high levels of interaction and collaboration between students, faculty, business and industry, non-profit centers, and civic and governmental agencies, the college nurtures individual development, bolsters entrepreneurial thinking, spurs social and economic prosperity, provides customized professional education, and sparks a lifelong desire for learning.

With a unique college structure that combines traditional social and behavioral science disciplines with applied business disciplines, CBBS merges the strengths of the two disciplines to develop students prepared for a wide variety of opportunities.

The college is AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accredited.