CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University student-athletes earned a 3.19 cumulative GPA in the Fall 2021 semester, the seventh consecutive semester greater than 3.0, and the third-highest ever. A remarkable 310 student-athletes earned a 3.0 or better. Fifteen of 17 programs earned a cumulative 3.0 or better, with men’s tennis (3.65) and women’s soccer (3.60) leading the way.
The 2021 NCAA Champion men’s soccer program tallied a 3.33, its 15th consecutive semester above a 3.0 and fifth-best on record (since 1987). Football’s 2.99 matched its best mark in the fall, equaling the Fall 2020 team, and also had a team-record 84 student-athletes at 3.0 or better. Women’s soccer’s 3.60 is a program record, and extended its department-best streak of 43 consecutive semesters above a 3.0, doing so while earning a bid in the NCAA Tournament.
Men’s track (3.04) and softball (3.48) also set new marks. Rowing had its 24th consecutive semester above a 3.0, and has registered a 3.0 or better in 46-of-47 semesters since joining in Fall 1998, while women’s golf has been above a 3.0 in all 17 semesters since starting in 2013.
Clemson’s department-wide graduation success rate (GSR) also hit a record of 95 percent in the most recent release.
GPA Breakdown by Sport
Overall – 3.19