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Ready to start your graduate career at Clemson?

Over 100 World-Class Graduate Programs. One Purpose.

At Clemson, scholars motivated by research come together from across the globe with a shared vision: creating work that benefits the public good. Clemson graduate students are provided with exclusive academic resources, personalized mentorship and the opportunity to share their passion with undergraduate students.

Apply today to join our international family of scholars.

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Living in Clemson

Members of the Clemson community and surrounding areas enjoy free public transportation, temperate weather and views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With a cost of living 11 percent lower than the U.S. average in the neighboring town of Central, easy access to Lake Hartwell and the R1 designation of doctoral universities from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Clemson brings together the infrastructure of a tier-one research institution with the comfort of a small town to create an environment where graduate students thrive.

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Clemson graduate students conduct research on main campus as well as innovation campuses and economic hubs across South Carolina, working with groups such as the University’s industry partners and the United States government. Their work is crucial to the fulfillment of the University’s land-grant mission, giving back to the state and creating meaningful advancements that benefit individuals worldwide.

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Building Relationships, Gaining Confidence. Discover GRAD 360°.

GRAD 360° is a comprehensive professional development program for Clemson graduate students. Need help writing journal articles? Wondering about nonacademic Ph.D. careers? GRAD 360° hosts on- and off-campus experts to work with graduate students in dozens of seminars, workshops, bootcamps, series and institutes every semester. Identify your skills and interests, engage with advisers in holistic mentoring and develop the skills you need for professional practice, research and careers. You can even track your progress online. It’s an essential for your success, and it’s free.

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At Clemson MBA, Jeremy Kröber leads online learning transition

In 2019, Kröber started implementing new technologies and create engaging learning experiences for Clemson’s online MBA community. Little did he know how valuable that work would be when virtual learning became mandatory during the COVID-19 pandemic. His efforts have helped faculty make a seamless transition and replicate the environment of the traditional in-person experience.

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At Clemson, students see their interests and academics start to merge.

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Jennifer Garcia, wearing a black polo and khakis, smiles for a photo.

“All the experiences I have had from classes, to presentations, to meeting new friends have built one on top of the other into the confirmation that I am in the right place. There are times when I have really stretched into new perspectives and been encouraged to go farther than I thought I could. It has definitely been challenging, but that is partly what makes the process so rewarding.”

Jennifer Garcia
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Ph.D. ’22