Clemson, SC
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Reviews 1972 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: Dining halls tend to not offer very cost-efficient options or healthy options. If you don't have a meal plan, eating on campus is not worth it

4 Recent Alumnus

Facilities: The campus is start of the art and the Clemson is always improving and trying to expand. One of my favorite buildings on the campus is the Academic Success Center and its purpose is in the title. They promote success for students in a variety of ways, and try and help you get ahead. I have used their services and always feel better about my decision to make the effort and go get help.

5 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: There are numerous telephones on campus for your safety. The CUPD number is located in very convenient locations. Just be smart, and keep your doors locked and always remember the buddy rule. With that being said, Clemson is very safe and family oriented.

5 Recent Alumnus

Facilities: The student Life at Clemson is very active. There are tons of things to do every week and possible every day. There are hundreds of organizations to join that can suit your talents and hobbies. The athletics, The Clemson football team and that familial sense you get in Death Valley. The hundreds of movie nights, and roller Derbys and pickup games at Bowman Field. The fitness facilities at Fike and the Copper Library are just some of the places that you can find solitude and comfort. The solid orange Fridays the pride of Clemson that is shown through the city of Clemson really just bonds the students, alumni and first time visitors.

4 College Sophomore

Computers: There are plenty of computers to use in the library, and there are many other computer labs around campus that are free to use. Printing is kind of expensive, but the network is fast and the computer support is good.

3 College Sophomore

Parking: A car is not necessary, but the parking is kind of a pain and parking services gives out a lot of tickets.

4 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: It is friendly and geared towards college students. Southern Hospitality never fails.

5 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: The town of Clemson is a vibrant place to be. It is in a great location, right outside of Greenville, and not too far from Altanta. The scenery is stunning, with the lake and the mountains. There is so much to do!

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are many options for varieties of food and price ranges.

4 College Sophomore

Weather: It can be really hot in August and September, but the winters are nice and mild.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Some dorms are old, but clean. Newer dorms at Lightsey are big and nice.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Clemson police are always around. It is a very safe community.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: There are a great number of choices to join or to watch.

4 College Sophomore

Facilities: Our school is always getting renovated to keep the facilities modern and appealing to students interest. We also have a lot of study resources to go to. We bring food chains onto campus as well so in addition to cafeteria food we have chains such as Chick-fil-a.

3 College Sophomore

Facilities: My school is a very greek campus. Coming from the north I was unsure about sororities but at Clemson I feel it is essential to join a sorority. I am an education major and we are required to student teach senior year at local schools to get more experience before graduating. Our school is also big on promoting study abroad for all students.

3 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: Clemson is a college town. There are grocery stores such as Walmart and Target about 15 minutes away. The main place to go in Clemson is downtown on Main Street. There are plenty of restaurants from Italian to sushi.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on Clemson campus. We rarely have a safety problem but you should always be prepared for anything. We have a number of emergency policies. The only real threat on campus is the skunks so watch for them at night

4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: You Feel Welcome – Clemson truly is a college town. The atmosphere makes you apart of one large family. Their aren't too many locals since it is primarily a college town, but when you do run into them, they sure are charming. Clemson is surely a happy place.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: Top 25 Education – Clemson is a widely accredited university. It's ranked in the top 25 public national universities by the US News and World Report. Clemson really tries its best to help its students succeed in the career field and be ready to take on the rest of their life.

4 College Sophomore

Weather: The small town atmosphere and the beautiful scenery make Clemson a great school to come to. When it's fall, Clemson becomes amazing to be around. Sure, we have our bad weather days, but who doesn't? All I can say, is it's better than downtown Columbia.

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3 College Sophomore

Academics: Somewhat Indifferent – Being a psychology major at a primarily engineering school is hard to say. Clemson doesn't offer too much with CBBS majors. Sure, they help with academics and mentoring programs, but when it comes to getting internships and experience for going into counseling or medical fields, Clemson just doesn't have much to offer. This is not Clemson's fault. I believe it simply has to do with the area in which Clemson's located.

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3 College Sophomore

Computers: I don't have much experience with on campus computers simply because most students bring their own computers to school.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: It's There but It's Not Dominating the Campus. Greek life at Clemson is, I feel, respected compared to other universities. Most universities have a Greek life that's all about partying or having a good time. At Clemson, the Greek life have other objectives and they don't judge you any differently if you wish not to participate.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Love It – I absolutely LOVE it here. At first I was terrified of the culture shock coming from the north, but I've adjusted really well. The people here are all so sweet and helpful. Academics are top-notch and take priority, but that doesn't mean that you can't have fun. There are opportunities to go to parties if you want, and there are chances to stay at home and hang out with friends. The football games are really out of this world and one of the best experiences you will ever have.

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Totally Safe – I have never felt unsafe on Clemson's Campus. Although the camps is fairly large and open to the community, there has never been an incident that made me feel in danger. At night, TigerTransit can always pick you up if you feel unsafe (or if you just don't want to walk).


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Sarah Camille Hipp
Alexandria, VA
Communication Studies
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Clemson offers an amazing college experience. Students return for the rest of their lives to see how the campus has changed and to support the Tigers. Although it is located in a small town, the school is big enough that there is never a dull moment, and the location only makes the student body closer to one another. As anyone who has been to Clemson knows, the students' blood here is orange, and the Clemson spirit is contagious for almost anyone who attends.

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