The Citadel

Charleston, SC

The Citadel

Charleston, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$12,620

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
520
75th
600
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
25
25th
19
75th
26
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

86%

male

14%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,018
Declined 506
Total Received 2,524
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Public

3,243

undergraduate students

1,166

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The Citadel, founded in 1842, is a public, liberal arts, military college. Its 300-acre campus is located in Charleston, SC.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,409
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational

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300-acre, urban campus in Charleston (population: 136,208). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

The Citadel
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC
29409

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
520
75th
600
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
25
25th
19
75th
26
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,018
Declined 506
Total Received 2,524

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

65%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$12,363

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $75
Housing & Food $7,332
Additional fees $12,545
Books & supplies $8,144
Total $28,096
Average Financial Aid - $12,363
Total with Avg. Aid $15,733

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,277,026
State $2,968,086
Institutional $5,970,793
Other external $8,684,355
Total $20,900,260

Non-need-based

Federal $170,646
State $2,054,400
Institutional $2,439,637
Other external $6,369,680
Total $11,034,363

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 868-1842
F: 843 953-6759
financial_aid@citadel.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Rifle yes
Soccer yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

golf, hurling, ice hockey, judo, jujitsu, lacrosse, pistol, rugby, sailing, soccer, swimming, triathlon/road racing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

ice hockey, judo, jujitsu, pistol, rugby, sailing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

air pistol, badminton, basketball, billiards, climbing, corn hole, darts, dodgeball, flag football, flying, football, indoor triathlon, inner-tube water polo, kickball, pickleball, racquetball, scuba diving, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, swimming, table tennis, team hand ball, team quadrathlon, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (beach/indoor), weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Construction Engineering. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes yes
Intelligence, General. yes yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Military History. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

4,409

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

3,243
students

Female
14%
451

Male
86%
2,792

26%

1,166
students

Female
50%
585

Male
50%
581

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

2,726
students

Female
11%
299

Male
89%
2,427

16%

517
students

Female
29%
152

Male
71%
365

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented China
Taiwan
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants Other

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