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colleges, schools and departments

college of agriculture, forestry and life sciences

the college of agriculture, forestry and life sciences embodies founder thomas green clemson’s vision of a “high seminary of learning” focused on improving the lives of south carolinians through education and outreach in the agricultural and natural sciences. today the college's curricula explores plant, animal, human, molecular, and packaging sciences, and builds upon clemson university’s world-class academic, research and extension activities to produce scientific discoveries of global significance and graduates prepared to be leaders in their chosen fields.

college of behavioral, social and health sciences

the college of behavioral, social and health sciences is focused on becoming a national and international leader in solving the problems faced by individuals, families, communities and societies. through its unique combination of departments and schools, it equips students and engages research and outreach to address health and wellness challenges, tackle human impacts on the environment, and build stronger communities by better understanding human, political and social behavior and the impact of an ever-connected world.

college of business

the college of business transforms students into leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators who are prepared to flourish within the global marketplace of ideas. through immersive education, research and outreach programs that are globally competitive and committed to economic and social advancements, our students become empowered, market-ready leaders, poised to shape the future.

college of education

clemson’s college of education is a transformative leader in systematically improving education, beginning at birth. it trains teachers, counselors and leaders for p-12 schools; prepares counselors to serve in communities; trains student affairs practitioners, administrators and faculty to serve in higher education; and prepares training and development specialists for business and industry. the college is dedicated to enhancing the education and development of all students, particularly those in underserved communities. it plays a significant role in the economic development of the state and nation, and embraces clemson’s land-grant mission to better the lives of south carolina’s citizens.

college of science

the college of science brings together the fields of mathematics, physical sciences and life sciences to give them additional attention and focus. our faculty and students are driven by curiosesity and the goal of improving the lives of everyone around us.

graduate school

the graduate school offers more than 100 graduate degree programs in 85 disciplines on the college’s main campus and at sites such as greenville one, the clemson university international center for automotive research and the clemson architecture center as well as some online/distance-learning programs. many of our graduate programs are highly ranked nationally, and we offer several unique interdisciplinary programs.

calhoun honors college

established in 1962, calhoun honors college strives to enrich the educational experience of highly motivated, academically talented students by providing opportunities for study and research that are usually unavailable to undergraduates.

emeritus college

the goal of the emeritus college is to provide a means for emeritus faculty to stay connected to the university and support clemson’s teaching, research and outreach missions. there are more than 900 emeriti affiliated with the college.