Clemson University announced Nov. 24 its 2020 fall semester enrollment is up 2.3% from last year, with 26,406 students currently registered.
“Despite the many challenges of the fall semester, the resilience and determination of our faculty, staff and students continues to show both the value of and the demand for a Clemson education,” said Clemson Provost Robert H. Jones. “Our strategic approach to enrollment has allowed for the steady growth of the university while not sacrificing the quality and experience provided to our students.”
The enrollment numbers are:
- Undergraduate enrollment is up by 3.3% (20,868 students)
- In-state enrollment is up by 2.1% (16,119 students)
- In-state enrollment is 66.4% of the undergraduate population
In addition, 97% of South Carolina applicants were offered a path to earn a Clemson degree, either through an invitation to the Bridge program, through which students transfer from an affiliated institution such as Greenville Technical College, or through direct admission to the university.
Clemson has also seen a 93.6% first-year retention rate and 84.9% six-year graduation rate in 2020.