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Why choose Clemson IE?

Pursuing a graduate degree in industrial engineering takes many shapes and forms. We recognize that students with backgrounds in engineering, math, and other undergraduate degrees can achieve their educational and professional objectives. Here are three compelling reasons to consider Clemson IE for graduate school:

  • Placement - Students who graduate with advanced degrees from Clemson IE go on to succeed in prestigious jobs in industry and academia. IE students are increasingly being recognized for their research contributions with national fellowships and awards. In 2016 Clemson IE was ranked 27th overall and 20th among public institutions by US News & World Report.
  • Research Excellence - IE students interested in research have the ability to work on projects sponsored by federal research agencies and cutting-edge industrial partners. IE partners with interdisciplinary collaborators and focuses not only on the development of foundational IE theory, but on economic impact to our community. Students have the opportunity to see their work in action, and have established a publication record in the top journals of their field, including Human Factors, Operations Research, IISE Transactions, and others.
  • Inclusive Environment - Clemson IE is proud and committed to providing an environment where domestic and international students thrive in learning and research. The department provides a welcoming atmosphere where students can instantly begin to grow as they become Clemson graduate students. All graduate students are housed in Freeman Hall, which provides easy access to our faculty, research facilities, and classrooms.

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