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Can I get into Clemson University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 11,483 out of 22,396 applicants or 51% were admitted making Clemson University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Clemson University typically accepts and attracts A average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||28%||32%||30%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Clemson University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1125. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1315 out of 1600. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1410 and Above||Good||>64%|
|1315 to 1410||Avg +||51%-64%|
|1220 to 1315||Avg -||38%-51%|
|1125 to 1220||Reach||26%-38%|
|Less than 1125||Low||<26%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Clemson University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Clemson University was 4.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Clemson University accepts 51% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||8%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.50||5%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||3%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Clemson University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217882 IPEDS survey data for Clemson University.