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Genetics at Clemson University

Genetics is one of the majors in the biological & biomedical sciences program at Clemson University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how Clemson ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in genetics.

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Genetics Degrees Available at Clemson

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Genetics
  • Doctorate Degree in Genetics

Clemson Genetics Rankings

The genetics major at Clemson is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Genetics. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Genetics Graduates 10

Popularity of Genetics at Clemson

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Clemson University handed out 36 bachelor's degrees in genetics. Due to this, the school was ranked #6 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 22% over the previous year when 46 degrees were handed out.

How Much Student Debt Do Genetics Graduates from Clemson Have?

Student Debt of Genetics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Clemson, genetics students borrow a median amount of $25,504 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $24,016 for all genetics majors across the country.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the genetics program at Clemson is $265 per month.

Clemson Genetics Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the genetics majors at Clemson University.

Clemson Genetics Bachelor’s Program

Of the 36 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Genetics from Clemson in 2017-2018, 25% were men and 75% were women.

Clemson Gender Breakdown of Genetics Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Clemson are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 81% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor's in genetics.

Ethnic Diversity of Genetics Majors at Clemson University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 29
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 1

Areas of Concentration for Genetics

Genetics students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Animal Genetics 40
Human/Medical Genetics 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 391
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 68
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 64
Zoology 13
Pharmacology & Toxicology 6

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