School of Computing

Welcome Prospective Students

The School

The School of Computing at Clemson offers a nationally-recognized faculty that prides itself on the quality of its teaching and that is very active in a wide range of research areas. Members of the faculty have received national recognition for undergraduate curriculum design which is reflected in the school's strong curricula. Each program provides students with a broad and solid background in computer science. Graduates of our programs are well prepared and highly recruited.

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We offer Bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems. In addition, we offer Master degrees in Computer Science and in Digital Production Arts as well as a doctorate in Computer Science.  For more program specific information, choose Undergraduate or Graduate.  

Majors have 24 hour access to a diverse set of school facilities that range from workstations, graphics systems, virtual reality systems, network labs and computer clusters.

US News and World Report ranked Clemson as #20 in the top public universities in the United States for 2015.

Clemson's high-performance computing cluster, named Palmetto, was ranked #81 in the world and in the top 5 supercomputers at public universities in the US in January 2014.   


The Mission of the Computer Science Division within the School of Computing at Clemson University is threefold:

  1. to provide the highest quality undergraduate and graduate education within the rapidly evolving field of computing,
  2. to conduct research in computing and its many application areas and
  3. to provide a resource for computing expertise to the people of South Carolina and the Nation.


We will be a leader in computer science education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We will attract superior students and faculty to fulfill our educational and scholarship responsibilities. We will be widely recognized for the high quality of our research, be it foundational, applied, or interdisciplinary in nature. Our outreach activities will result in the dissemination of valuable knowledge to the State of South Carolina and the Nation.

The School of Computing has three divisions.  Click on each to learn more.

Computer Science

Human-Centered Computing

Visual Computing

Clemson University as a whole has almost 20,000 students, with approximately 4,000 of that number being graduate students. The university and town are located on the edge of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Clemson is a lively and pleasant place to live. Its mild climate, clean air and clean water make academic life at Clemson both a stimulating and enjoyable experience.

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