Clemson University, founded in 1889, is a public, coeducational, research university. Thomas Green Clemson, the University's founder, willed most of his estate for the establishment of a college that would promote scientific agriculture and mechanical arts. The university enrolls more than 10,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 postgraduates.
Clemson University offers degrees and programs in a wide variety of subjects in arts, accountancy, agriculture, engineering, sciences, teaching, and general education. There are several colleges under this University, including:
The Clemson Tigers, as the University's sports teams are called, wear the team colors purple and orange. There are separate men's teams for baseball, basketball, football, cross-country, golf, soccer, track and field, swimming and diving, and tennis. The women's sports include basketball, cross-country, rowing, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. The Clemson Tigers have won 4 national championships in football, soccer and golf.
For addiitonal information about Clemson's career services, please read CityTownInfo's interview with its Career Services Director, Flora Riley.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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