Clemson University

Clemson University

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:

  • College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences
  • College of Arts, Architecture, and Humanities
  • College of Business and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Science
  • College of Health, Education, and Human Development
  • Calhoun Honors College
  • Emeritus College
  • University Center of Greenville

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.

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Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Forest Sciences And Biology
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Information Science/Studies
Education, General
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Learning Sciences
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Education, Other
Engineering, General
Agricultural Engineering
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Ceramic Sciences And Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Engineering, Other
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
Spanish Language And Literature
Sign Language Interpretation And Translation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other
Family And Community Services
Human Development, Family Studies, And Related Services, Other
English Language And Literature, General
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing
Rhetoric And Composition
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Microbiology, General
Animal Physiology
Animal Genetics
Human/Medical Genetics
Genome Sciences/Genomics
Mathematics, General
Historic Preservation And Conservation
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Optics/Optical Sciences
Psychology, General
Community Psychology
Industrial And Organizational Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Psychology, Other
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis, General
Industrial And Product Design
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual And Performing Arts, Other
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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