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Clemson Housing Costs

$7,808 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$4,426 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$1,248 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$5,124 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

Clemson Room and Board Costs and How They Compare?

There are other expenses related to going to college in addition to tuition. Find out exactly how much you will end up having to pay to go to Clemson .

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Clemson Housing and Meal Plan Costs Clemson offers students separate housing and dining options. The on-campus housing charge for a typical student was $7,808 in 2021, and the price of an average meal plan was $4,426.

Learn Clemson University housing costs for both on-campus and off-campus, in addition to dining plans and other expenses in the table below.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $12,234 $12,234
— Housing       $7,808
— Meals       $4,426
Other Living Expenses $5,124 $5,124
Books and Supplies $1,248 $1,248
Total $18,606 $18,606

Over 4 Years You Could Pay About $87,223 for Living Costs

There was an average 4.2% cost adjustment annually for the past five years in Clemson housing and dining costs, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If present trends go on, incoming first year students in 2022 will be charged about $19,766 in housing, meals and other expenses for their first year of attendance. Associate degree students will likely pay approximately $21,039 in their last year, while those pursuing a bachelor's degree will likely pay about $23,978 in their last year.

The room and board total over the course of four years will be close to $87,223; for just two years it would be about $40,805.


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More Details on Living and Dining On Campus

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether Clemson does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Schools may offer meal plans where the number of meals per week can vary, for example, the student receives a meal card and charges meals against the card. Then there are schools like Clemson that offer meal plans based on the number of meals per week. See the table below to find out the number of meals per week in the maximum meal plan offered at Clemson.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 7,800
Meals Per Week Included in Max Meal Plan 21

Above Average Campus Costs

Clemson room, board, books, supplies and other expenses cost students $18,606, which is above the average of $15,282.


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