Clemson University Reviews
Clemson University is the shell of a once great university. It is now too focused on football and money. The school is transitioning to take in more students and lowering its standards of education . If you enjoy football the school is good, but I hope you dont want to watch any other sports because football gets all the funding. The school is also great at hiding its problems. Every week there is a new tragedy that only the students hear about because it makes their life so much more challenging. Just a few weeks ago one of our recreation. Facilities burned down and the dorms flooded. Thankfully the students got put into a condemned out of use dormitory. This brings up the point of historic buildings, which are gorgeous but not the most useful. While the school is building a bigger business school because they know they can accept more students that way they do not build new facilities for the majors that the school was built for such as engineering, and agriculture.
My education was very rewarding and allowed me to further my career in Biology. The classes were very interesting and the professors were very accommodating and friendly. The financial aid department was very willing to answer any questions I had and helped me navigate through my options. Clemson was definitely the best choice for my masters degree.
My experience in the nursing program at Clemson was rigorous and thorough. I felt prepared for my field upon graduation, knowing, of course, there was more to learn, but I gained the critical thinking skills to be a successful, professional nurse. I have served the communities where I've been planted for 24 years now and continue to do so; and am always proud to claim Clemson as my alma mater. Go Tigers!
Clemson University is a great school where everyone feels like family as soon as you walk onto campus. Once you are a part of the family, it follows you wherever you go. The Clemson ring is iconic for students and such an honorable tradition to get to participate in. Once you get your Clemson ring, from then on, just at a glance, people recognize you and connect with you. The alumni are active and helpful in opportunities during your undergraduate time and post-graduate careers. Their name goes along with prestige and is recognized by many graduate and professional programs by its rigor and how it prepares their students. Going to Clemson helps you to expand your community and connections that couldn't help prepare you for the rest of your life more. It will be a decision that will carry you more places than you would dream.
"There's something in those Hills"! Many people don't understand the magic Clemson has to offer until they step foot on campus. When you step on campus it feels like home. It has this family like atmosphere no matter where you go. From your peers to your professors-everyone there is willing to help you no matter what. The professors really helped me prepare for what life was like inside the classroom. I felt ready on my first day of teaching because of the experience I had at Clemson. I wouldn't change a thing about my experience there.
I definitely enjoyed my four years at Clemson, but I definitely feel that I could have been more challenged in my field at another school. I chose Clemson because it was the best public in-state school for me, and while I felt very welcome there, there was a definite lack of diversity. A "southern" style Greek life also permeates the campus, which can be appealing to some and annoying to others. Tuition is also very expensive for an in-state school. The facilities are great, and the town is beautiful, but if I had the opportunity to choose again I would have attended a school out of state.
Clemson University Health Science program has something for everyone. Whether you are going to professional school, pursuing healthcare administration, are wanting to promote healthcare, or wanting to be an ultrasound technician, Clemson's Healthcare program sets you up perfectly to get the credentials and certifications you need.
Clemson offered a unique experience, a plethora of opportunities to grow, and an invaluable education which I've leveraged throughout my professional career. The atmosphere and culture differentiate Clemson from other universities- once you are part of Clemson, there is a mentality that you are family and I find that type of community rare. Clemson is unlike any other college out there and I feel grateful for the opportunity to have attended such a communal school.
I have a major in Biology and I'm also in the Honors college here. I selected Clemson University as well as this emphasis of study to better prepare for attending medical school in the Summer of 2017. Clemson's rigor, opportunities for challenges, resources and comprehensive programs have definitely assisted me on my journey towards a career in healthcare. I have been able to delve into traditional biology and chemistry classes while also having the opportunity to do study abroad, take courses in music, sociology and even religion. I think the Clemsons combination of rigor and flexibility to take courses outside my major has been instrumental in making me a more inquisitive and well-rounded pre-medical student.
Overall I would rate my time there as a 3.5 out of 5. When I was accepted to Clemson. I ended up graduating with a BS in Marketing. As a freshman I began as a Business major and in order to continue coursework for my degree, I had to place into the Marketing Program with a 3.0 and keep it. The curriculum was rigorous with 3 levels of calculus, 3 levels of accounting, 2 levels of finance and one required applied science, in which I chose Human Biology. The instructors were relatively knowledgeable of the courses they taught, but the teaching style was difficult to follow for certain classes, and little help was offered if I fell short of understanding. Diversity of students on Clemsons campus is still lacking. During the time I was there, the most diversity was seen on the football team and rare glimpses of exchange students leaving Jordan Hall (engineering building). The majority of the student population is white, and right before I graduated, the African American student population grew to about 6%. The lack of diversity makes it hard to feel an inclusive culture, but the one thing that I felt brought us all together was football. As far as services offered to students: financial services were always difficult to deal with and career advising and networking opportunities were slim to none unless you were an engineering major. I am overall satisfied with my degree and feel that it set a stable foundation for my understanding of marketing. As an alumni of Clemson, I've found that opportunities for networking have been a lot better post graduation. I do believe the school is doing better now and continues to strive for change.