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Ranked #21 among national public universities, Clemson University is a land grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success. With agricultural research centers and innovation campuses located from Greenville to Charleston, and a presence in every county, Clemson’s campus is the entire state of South Carolina. Clemson’s new strategic plan, ClemsonForward, emphasizes high-impact engagement opportunities to prepare students for a knowledge-based global economy, growing research and doctoral education to help find solutions to real-world problems, and supporting economic development and job creation in South Carolina. The plan identifies six innovation clusters to support development of multi-disciplinary teams and large research projects: Health Innovation, Sustainable Environment, Human Resilience, Big Data Science, Complex Engineered Systems, and Advanced Materials.