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Citadel Military College of South Carolina
  • 4 Year
  • CHARLESTON, SC

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade D minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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The Citadel is an above-average public college located in Charleston, South Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,654 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the The Citadel acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Business, Mechanical Engineering, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 71% of students, The Citadel alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,600.

About

171 MOULTRIE ST
CHARLESTON, SC 29409
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About The Citadel...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southern Conference

Citadel Military College of South Carolina Rankings

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The Citadel Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1210
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$17,920 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$12,019 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
88%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 25 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 28 responses
36%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    44%
  • On Campus
    52%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,654 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
204
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Principle leader. Honorable, ethical students
    64%
  • Extremely dedicated. Highly disciplined.
    27%
  • Outgoing
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
93%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 30 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 36 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • The road less traveled.
    72%
  • Road less traveled. Unless you're their favorite
    17%
  • Full Bodied.
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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