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Clemson Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to learn how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Clemson diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Clemson Student Population

26,406 Total Students
20,021 Undergraduates
2,949 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Clemson University?

Clemson total enrollment is approximately 26,406 students. 20,021 are undergraduates and 2,949 are graduate students.

Clemson Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Clemson undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Clemson Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 16,083
Hispanic 1,198
Black or African American 1,149
Multi-Ethnic 834
Asian 532
International 103
Unknown 67
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Clemson Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 44% of full-time grad students are women, and 56% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Clemson Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,488
International 1,045
Black or African American 153
Hispanic 110
Asian 58
Multi-Ethnic 51
Unknown 40
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Clemson Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 20,196
Black or African American 1,609
Hispanic 1,452
International 1,295
Multi-Ethnic 950
Asian 666
Unknown 169
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Clemson University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 4,191
Black or African American 508
Asian 264
Multi-Ethnic 30
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 16
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Clemson.

Clemson Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 13,208 female students and 13,198 male students at Clemson.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Clemson is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  99.70 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


More about Clemson faculty.

There are approximately 2,626 female teachers and 2,642 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

37.56% Out of State
0.46% Out of the Country

Clemson ranks 409 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

37.56% of Clemson students come from out of state, and 0.46% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  81 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 39 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
South Carolina 2,282
North Carolina 224
Georgia 160
New Jersey 119
Virginia 104

International Students at Clemson

Students from 89 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Iran.

Learn more about international students at Clemson.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
64.01% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  70.83 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Clemson, 64.01% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 8,422
18-19 7,188
22-24 4,324
25-29 2,164
35 and over 1,216
30-34 908
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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