Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with students and university admissions officers alike. For the purposes of producing diversity scores, College Factual defines diversity as the most plurality. Schools that score high in diversity metrics are those with the greatest variety in ethnicity, gender, age, and geographic location of origin.
Learn About Diversity at Clemson, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the U.S..
Above Average When it Comes to Diversity
The overall diversity ranking is created by adding up results of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Considered above average in terms of overall diversity, Clemson University is ranked #516 nationwide.
Substandard Racial Diversity
Many college students value the opportunity to meet and learn from others from different ethnic and racial backgrounds, unfortunately, that may be difficult at this school.
Below average when it comes to ethnic diversity, Clemson University is ranked #1,865 in the nation.
Clemson Racial Demographics
If the data is present, the following chart will display Clemson undergraduate student diversity.
Clemson's racial diversity is below the national average.
The faculty's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Balanced Gender Ratio
If you desire a campus with a nice mix of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Clemson University, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Clemson is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #290 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 9,988 males and 9,414 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Clemson
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Clemson's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Clemson is excellent.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Clemson's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Clemson is excellent.
Higher Than Average Chance your Roommate Will be From Another State
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States? If so this may be a good option for you.
We looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to come up with the geographic diversity ranking.
About 62.4% of the students attending Clemson University come from within South Carolina. Clemson's rating of #414 makes it above average in this factor.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 42 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Clemson
There is a mid sized group of about 1,455 international students at Clemson University representing at least 46 countries. Click on the Clemson International Student Page for more information.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Some students prefer a campus filled with others who are a similar age to them, while some prefer a wide age range of students. Which is best for you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Clemson University, 59.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Clemson #1,981 in the nation for student age diversity.
Clemson Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Clemson students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
The root word of diversity is from the Latin, "diversus" which means "various". Today we use it to describe an amalgamation of people, traditions, cultures and ideas. Students who express that diversity in school is important to them are looking for institutions to offer a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, religions, and classes.
- Is Clemson attracting and supporting learners from all backgrounds?
Schools with excellent racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as income levels. Get a better idea of how Clemson supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Clemson?
What are you trying to find in regards to college diversity? Speak to the school to see what kind of support groups and clubs are offered to encourage varied perspectives.