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Every Tiger brings a unique trait with them to Clemson. Learn how the gifts and interests of our people, paired with the top-tier academic resources on our campus, work together to create one of the most productive public research universities in the nation.

Lets Begin
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Begin with Connection
Caitlin Kickham

Caitlin Kickham, the associate director of clinical operations for Clemson Rural Health, provides underserved populations with health care. See how the connections she makes with rural populations, statewide collaborators and national research entities improve quality of life for South Carolinians.

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Caitlin Kickham sits in a backstage video area speaking to the camera. Caitlin Kickham sits in a backstage video area speaking to the camera.


Begin with South Carolina


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Begin With Curiosity
Vanessa Wyche

Clemson alumna Vanessa Wyche has made a career pursuing destinations more distant than most people can imagine. Follow her journey to the moon and Mars.

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Begin with belief
Hunter Renfrow

Hunter Renfrow’s journey to the NFL began with his pursuit of a Clemson economics degree and confidence that anything is possible when you’re willing to work hard and dream big.

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A close-up headshot of undergraduate biological sciences student Erin Griffin who looks at the camera wearing a snorkel and mask with her head just above the waterline where she is floating.
Begin With Humility
Erin Griffin

Undergraduate biologist Erin Griffin helps answer some of the world's most pressing concerns about our planet. Find out where her research has taken her already.

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Clemson at a Glance

Carnegie R1
Research Institution

Clemson is classified as one of the nation’s most active research institutions, according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Clemson Tiger Paw
Research Proposal
Submission Value
in FY2021
Faculty Ratio
  • 27,341
  • Undergraduate: 21,653
  • Graduate: 5,688
Kendall Kirk poses in front of a feild of peanuts at the Edisto Research Center
Begin with South Carolina
Kendall Kirk

Clemson agricultural researcher Kendall Kirk is in the business of solving new problems for one of the state’s oldest industries: farming. His work helps South Carolina’s farmers make more money, work more efficiently and farm more sustainably.

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Start Your Journey

Whether it’s exploring your interests, accepting a challenge or finding the mentors you need to move forward, Clemson offers a place to take the next step in your journey.

Roy Jones looks at the camera while writing a letter at his desk, wearing a black suit and orange tie.
Emily Martin presents her research findings in a bright window-lined room wearing a black suit and orange Tiger Paw pin.
Nam takes the pulse of a human simulator in the lab by his professor, using a stethoscope, wearing purple and white scrubs.
Joe crouches down to investigate a drone as it rests in the grass.

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