Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences

Clemson, SC

Founded in 1889

Game-changing research, a focus on serving our community, rigorous academics, high-caliber faculty, spirited family

Small Town




$15,374 / $37,128

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences students benefit from rigorous classroom and experiential learning opportunities in plant, animal, human, molecular and packaging science. The world benefits from CAFLS research discoveries that help sustainably feed a growing global population and conserve our natural resources for future generations. And South Carolina benefits from a robust Clemson Cooperative Extension Service that imparts research-based information to support the state’s $42 billion agribusiness and natural resources industry and strengthen communities, families and youth.

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Mechanization and Business
  • Animal and Veterinary Sciences
  • Environmental and Natural Resources
  • Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Forest Resource Management
  • Horticulture
  • Packaging Science
  • Plant and Environmental Sciences
  • Turfgrass
  • Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
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Total Enrollment: 19,669

Male Female Student Ratio: 51%/49%


Application Fee: $70

Application Deadline: May 1

Target GPA: 4.44

Target SAT Score: 1308

Target ACT Score: 29.4


In-State: $15,374

Out-of-State: $37,128

Student Fees: $1,392

Room and Board: $10,832

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Religious Affiliation: non-denominational

Faculty/Student Ratio: 17/1

Farmland and the Research and Education Centers

Clemson’s surrounding campus contains over 17,500 acres of forestland and more than 4,500 acres of farmland, including six livestock facilities. Clemson faculty and students have access to over 32,000 acres throughout six Research and Education Centers (RECs) strategically located throughout the state according to the state's distinct soil and climate regions.