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Clemson University in South Carolina Video Review

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Clemson University is located in Clemson, South Carolina approximately 130 miles northwest of Columbia, South Carolina. The most popular undergraduate majors are business, engineering, education, health sciences and social sciences.

Clemson University, a public institution founded in 1889, is among the most prominent research universities in the nation. Ranking #67 in America's Best Colleges of 2008, Clemson has an academic reputation that has risen steadily in recent years. Clemson's science and engineering programs are highly regarded, and a new technology program is currently being developed with the input of some of the world's largest companies. Clemson's business programs also fare well in national rankings.

Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the northern part of South Carolina, Clemson is known for the natural beauty of its campus. A lake and surrounding forests allow students to participate in diverse recreational activities that include boating, hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing.

Students enjoy a small-college atmosphere and many get involved in campus life through more than 300 student organizations. Many school traditions also serve to unite the student body, including strong support of the Tigers, Clemson's athletic teams competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Clemson University offers 70 undergraduate and 100 graduate degree programs through five colleges. Popular majors among undergraduates include Business, Engineering, Education, Health Sciences and Social Sciences.

Clemson University has an undergraduate student body of 14,000. Considered a 'more selective' school, the school has a freshman acceptance rate of 55 percent. Incoming students typically score in the 1120 to 1310 range on the SAT and between 24 and 29 on the ACT.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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