2,837
Students
Financial aid thermometer
17,136
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
81
2142/2642
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is a Comprehensive institution located in Charleston, SC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC  29409
United States
Contact Lt. Col. John W. Powell Jr.
Director of Admissions
Email: john.powell@citadel.edu
Phone: 843-953-5230
Fax: 843-953-7036

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,642
Applied
2,142
Accepted
2,837
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

381
Females Applied
284
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,261
Males Applied
1,858
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.68
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 558 510 610
SAT Math 551 510 610
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,516
In-state
34,988
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,133
Full-time student fees
6,904
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

17,136
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,346
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
36,324
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,191
Avg. Loan Aid
15,228
Avg. Grant Aid
16,862
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,837
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.72%
Black or African American 9.12%
White or Caucasian 75.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 2.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.28%
Two or more races 4.09%
Other 0.75%

Gender

Male (89.39%)
Female (10.61%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 100%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Parents' Weekend, Homecoming and Principled Leadership Symposium/Corps Day/Recognition Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
The Republican Society, Semper Fi Society, American Society of Civil Engineers, Campus Outreach and Criminal Justice Society

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

317
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 201
Part-time - 116
Male - 193
Female - 124