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  • Avg. SAT Score
    1220
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $11,870
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,356
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
170 Sirrine Hall
Clemson, South Carolina 29634, United States
Website

About College of Business & Behavioral Science

From the classroom to the community, Clemson University's College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS) develops bold leaders who will positively and responsibly impact society. Through enhanced interaction and collaboration between students, faculty, businesses, non-profits, and government agencies, CBBS nurtures individual development, bolsters entrepreneurial thinking, spurs social and economic prosperity, and sparks a lifelong desire for learning. With a unique college structure that combines business disciplines with behavioral sciences, CBBS develops students prepared for a variety of opportunities.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    58%
  • Yield
    32%
  • Job Offers
    42%
  • Average Salary
    $45,133
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1972

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About Clemson University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
58% Clemson University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Class rank
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
18500% 18,500
58% 58
32% 32
58% School Selectivity
32% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

All applicants: Transcripts and recommendation letters. International applicants: TOEFL. Transfer applicants: Minimum GPA 2.5.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2950% 2,950
51% 51
27% 27
51% Program Selectivity
27% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements Completed at least 12 credit hours at Clemson University with minimum GPA of 2.0. Transfers admitted first to pre-business program. Need to complete all courses in freshman business curriculum before being admitted to specific business degree program.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 63
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

None

Careers

Manufacturing 24%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 13%
  • Non-profit 7%
  • Other 6%
Bank of America 5
Top Employer
  • The Vanguard Group 5
  • Scansource 4
  • Ernst & Young 3
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
42% 42
62% 61.74527272727272
42% Receive Offers
42% 42
59% 59.252482758620694
42% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
75% Graduates seeking full-time employment
25% Graduates not seeking employment
28% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
2% 2
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
36% 36
Data not provided
General Management
12% 12
Data not provided
Human Resources
6% 6
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
13% 13
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
16% 16
Data not provided
Operations/Production
7% 7
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
4% 4
Data not provided
Other
4% 4
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
21% 21
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
12% 12
Data not provided
Consulting
3% 3
Data not provided
Financial Services
13% 13
Data not provided
Government/Education
1% 1
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
1% 1
Data not provided
Manufacturing
24% 24
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
Data not provided
Non-Profit
7% 7
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
3% 3
Data not provided
Technology/Science
6% 6
Data not provided
Transportation
1% 1
Data not provided
Utilities
1% 1
Data not provided
Other
6% 6
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
8% 8
Data not provided
U.S. South
8% 8
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
64% 64
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
10% 10
Data not provided
U.S. West
7% 7
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Ogilvy & Mather
  • Southern Champion Tray
  • Safe Harbor
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Greenville Drive
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 14
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 78
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 346
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Career counseling; Resume critiques; Cover letter critiques; Mock interviews; Interview preparation; Job search assistance; CareerCam; Interview Stream; Part-time, on & off campus jobs; Internships and Full-time job assistance; Career Center Internship class for academic notation; Career Fairs; ClemsonJobLink (on-line recruiting system, NACElink); Presentations and specifically designed workshops based on request by faculty and student organizations.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$21,686
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $11,870
  • Fees $804
  • Expenses $9,012
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,612
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $28,796
  • Fees $804
  • Expenses $9,012
20% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 2% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 10%
  • Merit 90%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.clemson.edu/financial-aid
Scholarships
$3,805,047
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$4,257,927
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business & Behavioral Science
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
43% 40
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
41% 24
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
10 College of Business & Behavioral Science 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources Management
More Information
Business Program Classes
31% Less than 20 Students 5% More than 50 Students
64% 21 to 50 students
24 Average number of students in non-business required electives
90 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2004
Degrees Offered
  • BS Accounting
  • BS Financial Management
  • BS Marketing
  • BS Management
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
92% 92
66% 66
Prominent Faculty
  • Varun Grover

    Management Information Syatems

  • Aleda Roth

    Supply Chain Management

  • William Gartner

    Entrepreneurship

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Both work study and co-op opportunities are available for full-time students.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Semester-long and summer programs are available in 17 countries. Semester-long program offering several Clemson Business courses in Paris, France during Spring semester. Largest study-abroad participation is in Australia, Mexico, Italy, England, and Belgium. Other popular programs are offered in China and France.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Service learning courses are offered by all business academic departments.

Students

43% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 72% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1300 75th Percentile Score on SAT 30 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
88% 88
African American
4% 4
Hispanic
3% 3
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
2%
4%
15%
2%
66%
11%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
97% 97
18 Average age of full-time students
91% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
70% 70
83% 83

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 16,861
Alumni Donations
$327 Average Gift $100,000 Largest Gift

Ashley Johnson, Credigy Solutions

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Nancy O’Dell

    TV Host/Entertainment Tonight; Author; Producer

  • Jamey Rootes

    President/Houston Texans

  • Mark Mitchell

    Founding Principal, CNH Partners LLC