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Clemson University

Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies

Clemson, SC

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Overview

Clemson University / Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International family and community studies
(Certificate) International family and community studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
14
Accepted
10
Enrolled
52%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, personal statement, writing sample, letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Unofficial transcripts, personal statement, writing sample, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$17,272
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.41%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community development and engagement, health and human rights, bullying prevention, suicidal behavior, dating violence
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,001,516

Location & Contact

Address 2083 Barre Hall
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Small
Department Chair
Email: msmall@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-6286