Clemson University

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Clemson University
Established 1889
Type Public land-grant university sea-grant university
Endowment $482.9 million (FY 2012)[1]
President James F. Barker
Provost Doris R. "Dori" Helms
Academic staff 1,398[2]
Undergraduates 16,562 (Fall 2012)[3]
Postgraduates

4,206 (Fall 2012)[3]

Total enrollment = 20,768 (Fall 2012)[3]
Location Clemson, 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
Campus Rural
17,000 acres (6,880 ha)
Former names Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina
Colors             Clemson Orange and Regalia[4]
Athletics NCAA Division I, Atlantic Coast Conference (17 teams)
Nickname Clemson Tigers
Mascot The Tiger
Website clemson.edu

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Foundation at a Glance". Clemson University Foundation. Archived from the original on 5 September 2011. http://www.clemson.edu/giving/cufoundations/about/FoundationGlance.pdf. 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. http://www.clemson.edu/oirweb1/FB/factBook/CUfactbook.cgi?conf_file_name=ZdFBE_FacultyRankTenure_Oprodx&tabbness=2&colapp=6. 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.