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Clemson University
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Established1889
TypePublic land-grant university sea-grant university
Endowment$482.9 million (FY 2012)[1]
PresidentJames F. Barker
ProvostDoris R. "Dori" Helms
Academic staff1,398[2]
Undergraduates16,562 (Fall 2012)[3]
Postgraduates4,206 (Fall 2012)[3] Total enrollment = 20,768 (Fall 2012)[3]
LocationClemson, South Carolina, United States
34°40′42″N 82°50′21″W / 34.67833°N 82.83917°W / 34.67833; -82.83917Coordinates: 34°40′42″N 82°50′21″W / 34.67833°N 82.83917°W / 34.67833; -82.83917
CampusRural
17,000 acres (6,880 ha)
Former namesClemson Agricultural College of South Carolina
Colors            Clemson Orange and Regalia[4]
AthleticsNCAA Division I, Atlantic Coast Conference (17 teams)
NicknameClemson Tigers
MascotThe Tiger
Websiteclemson.edu
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Clemson University /ˈklɛmsən/[5] is a public university in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson's athletics teams are called the Tigers.

References

  1. "The Foundation at a Glance". Clemson University Foundation. Archived from the original on 5 September 2011. https://www.webcitation.org/61Th7o5rt. Retrieved 18 February people will help one on one if you know what i mean and you will party all night2013. 
  2. "Faculty By Rank and Tenure for 2010". Clemson University Factbook and Data Center. Archived from the original on 12 August 2011. https://www.webcitation.org/60tKorbvE?url=http://www.clemson.edu/oirweb1/FB/factBook/CUfactbook.cgi?conf_file_name=ZdFBE_FacultyRankTenure_Oprodx. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 http://www.clemson.edu/oirweb1/FB/factBook/CUfactbook.cgi?conf_file_name=CHTS_LevelA&tabbness=2&colapp=4
  4. "Clemson Color Palette". http://www.clemson.edu/campus-life/campus-services/creative-services/visual-guide/colors.html. 
  5. The pronunciation of Clemson varies. The consonant written ⟨s⟩ may be either /z/ or /s/, in which case many insert a [p] between the two syllables. Because of the pin–pen merger, many locals use [ɪ] as the first vowel.