CLEMSON, SC - Clemson is one of 18 schools to be honored by the American Football Coaches Association for its graduation success rate of at least 90 percent. Each year the AFCA presents an academic achievement award to the school with the highest GSR and also announces an honorable mention list.
Stanford and Northwestern both recorded Graduate Success Rates of 100 percent for the six-year cohort. Clemson was joined on the list of schools with at least a 90 percent GRS by Air Force, Alabama, Boston College, Duke, Mississippi, Nevada, Northern Illinois, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State, Rutgers, Stanford, TCU, Tulsa, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest.
Clemson is joined by Notre Dame, Alabama and Stanford as the only schools in the nation ranked in the top 20 of the current BCS rankings with at least a 90 percent graduation success rate.