Clemson University

Brief Description:  Public university in a suburban setting along Hartwell Lake near Clemson, South Carolina.

High Honors: Clemson is categorized as a land-grant institution which means it conducts research aimed at improving the surrounding communities – like working to lower bullying rates among South Carolina’s youth.

Hit the Road: Clemson’s driving simulator technology is helping wounded soldiers, senior citizens and other patients rehabilitate their driving skills and regain the independence that comes with the ability to drive. 

Fun Fact: The Littlejohn Coliseum, a 10,000 seat venue owned and operated by the University’s Student Affairs division, hosts Clemson Tiger basketball games and more than 150 other events each year. The venue also provides training and job opportunities for students.