Clemson University

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Clemson University
Former names
Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina (1889–1964)
TypePublic land-grant research university
Established1889; 133 years ago (1889)
Academic affiliations
Sea-grant
Endowment$1.007 Billion [1]
PresidentJames P. Clements
ProvostRobert H. Jones
Academic staff
1,431[2]
Administrative staff
3,451[2]
Students25,822 (fall 2019)[3]
Undergraduates20,195 (fall 2019)[3]
Postgraduates5,627 (fall 2019)[3]
Location, ,
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
CampusCollege Town, 1,400 acres (5.7 km2)
NewspaperThe Tiger
Colors   Clemson orange, Regalia[4]
NicknameTigers
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division I FBSACC
Mascot
  • The Tiger
  • The Cub
Websitewww.clemson.edu
Clemson University Wordmark.svg

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. "Annual Endowment Report For Fiscal Year Ending 6/30/2021" (PDF). Clemson University Foundation. Retrieved 5 October 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Clemson University Fact Book" (PDF). Clemson.edu. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Clemson University Interactive Factbook". Clemson University Office of Institutional Research. Retrieved October 12, 2019.
  4. "Color Palette". Clemson University Brand Guide. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  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.