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Clemson University
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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
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
Clemson University Wordmark.svg

Clemson University /ˈklɛmsən/[5] is a public university in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson's athletics teams are called the Tigers.


  1. "The Foundation at a Glance". Clemson University Foundation. Archived from the original on 5 September 2011. 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. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
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  4. "Clemson Color Palette". 
  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.