The College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Karen Burg
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $85

The College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 2,705
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,121
Overall acceptance rate 41.4% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 478 verbal
740 quantitative
3.45 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 482 verbal
742 quantitative
3.47 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required N/A

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ces/​bioe
(864) 656-3051
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ces/​chbe
(864) 656-3055
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ce/​
(864) 656-3002
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ces/​departments/​ece
(864) 656-5650
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ces/​computing
(864) 656-3444
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ces/​departments/​ece
(864) 656-5650
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ces/​eees
(864) 656-5567
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ces/​departments/​ie
(864) 656-4716
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​mse
(864) 656-3187
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​ces/​me
(864) 656-2482
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,246
Master’s (full-time) 536
Master’s (part-time) 175
Ph.D. (full-time) 491
Ph.D. (part-time) 44

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 351
Total master’s graduates 263
International master’s graduates 58.6%
Minority master’s graduates 4.9%
Female master’s graduates 19.0%
Total Ph.D. graduates 88
International Ph.D. graduates 61.4%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 11.4%
Female Ph.D. graduates 27.3%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 20 10.4%
Chemical 11 2.6%
Civil 20 9.8%
Computer engineering 31 3.9%
Computer science 29 12.6%
Electrical 31 9.5%
Environmental 20 8.9%
Industrial / Manufacturing 11 13.9%
Materials 16 5.9%
Mechanical 21 12.3%
Other 9 10.4%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 188
Part-time faculty 2
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $28,616,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 167

Engineering School Ranking

#77 Best Engineering Schools

(9) Ranking by Specialties

#42 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#57 in Chemical
#47 in Civil
#68 in Computer Engineering
#62 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#39 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#30 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#53 in Materials
#52 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 30
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Overall acceptance rate 41.4% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 740
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.6:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 88
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $28,616,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $144,525
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,246

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,246

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,027
Minority students 6.6%
International students 62.1%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 219
Minority students 8.7%
International students 25.1%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Chuck Knepfle
Financial aid phone (864) 656-2280

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $8,932 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $18,538 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $602 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,205 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $736 per year
Room and board $7,228
Books and supplies $1,090
Miscellaneous expenses $5,352

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 58
Teaching assistants 217
Research assistants 385
Other appointments 66