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Why Clemson?

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, on the shores of Lake Hartwell, is Clemson University. It is the kind of place that comes to mind when you imagine a college campus.

Nationally Ranked Swimming and Diving Program Individualized Training Program for Each Athlete Scientific Approach to Training Including Blood Lactate Testing

Vickery Hall Comprehensive Tutorial Program Comprehensive Sport Psychology Program Job Placement and Career Center for Student-Athletes The Only Free Standing Building in the Country Dedicated to the Academic Progress of its Athletes

In 1996, Clemson’s athletic program was the only one in the country to send teams to a bowl game, the NCAA basketball tournament and the College World Series.

73 undergraduate degree programs and 70 areas of graduate study are offered through five academic colleges and the Graduate School.

Clemson’s 1,400-acre campus is located on the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

18:1 Student to Faculty Ratio – Small Class Size.

According to Money Guide’s 1997 issue of “Your Best College Buys Now,” Clemson ranks in the top 35 nationwide and the top 10 in the Southeast among the nation’s best college values.

Clemson’s six-year graduation rate is 71 percent – 20 points higher than the national average for public universities.

Clemson is the only state-supported institution in South Carolina to be recognized in the 1996-97 edition of Peterson’s Competitive Colleges: Top Colleges for Top Students.