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Academics at Clemson

A top public university with a reputation for excellence that's known worldwide, Clemson University leads the way in providing a hands-on education — in the lab, in the arts and in the field. Academic programs lay the groundwork for innovative research at this South Carolina university. With more than 80 undergraduate majors and 110 graduate degree programs, there are plenty of opportunities and career paths to choose from.

Clemson is home to some of the nation's most exceptional professors, and our internationally recognized faculty attracts some of the highest-achieving college students. In 2012, more than half of entering freshmen were ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school classes. With a wide array of campus facilities and programs, Clemson is designed to enhance a student's entire educational experience.

Research opportunities, travel abroad, mentoring programs and campus involvement are all part of the undergraduate experience. It's also a key part of what shapes our students into the innovative and world-changing professionals of tomorrow.

Engaged Learning

Clemson students are involved, ambitious and take full advantage of the opportunities offered on and off campus. We call it "engagement," but really it's about fully preparing for whatever career path is ahead.

Nontraditional Opportunities

There isn't just one way to achieve academic success, so we offer several unique programs to help our students along the way.

Scholar Programs

We realize that top-ranked academics are just the beginning of our students' race toward the future. High-caliber learning happens and thrives at this university. Hands-on educational opportunities are available to our students at every turn, and influential faculty and experienced professionals are here to guide the way.

Never Stop Learning

Graduation is not the end of learning. A number of programs offer opportunities to continue your education, gain certification or develop additional skills.

Clemson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the bachelor's, master's, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Clemson University.