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BFA Application Info

Prospective students should apply to Clemson’s Office of Admissions in early fall of their senior year of high school. Admission to Clemson is competitive and based primarily on high school curriculum, grades, class standing, test scores and choice of major.

Take these steps to apply easily:

  1. Understand the requirements for admission.
  2. Don’t miss application deadlines. They differ depending on your status:
  3. If applying for financial aid, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Questions can be directed to the Office of Student Financial Aid.
  4. Fill out an application online.

Financial Aid

The financial aid staff can help you understand the various financial aid programs that are available, and they work individually with those who face significant financial difficulties during their career at Clemson. Overall, 87 percent of Clemson students receive some type of financial assistance – which includes state, federal and university awards. Please review the Clemson financial aid site for information about merit scholarships, need-based grants, loans and work study.