Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Charleston, SC 29409


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,602
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 12%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,356 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Citadel Military College of South Carolina is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,620 applications and 2,156 students were granted admission. Citadel Military College of South Carolina is at the #80 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 59% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 40% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT950 to 1160
ACT20 to 25

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Citadel Military College of South Carolina charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $410 and in-state students paid $150.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 85% of Citadel Military College of South Carolina's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 21% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,172 (which is 5.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2016-2017, was 312, which is 52% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,485 (which is 3.5% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Citadel Military College of South Carolina has enrolled a total of 3,602 students (2,678 students full-time and 924 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,602 students, 98 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 78% men and 22% women and 2,773 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 829 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 167 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 76%

Black/African American: 11%

Hispanic: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Citadel Military College of South Carolina.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 29% 703 107
Education 17% 405 0
Engineering 11% 272
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 7% 179
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 6% 143
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 60
Psychology 2% 55
Physical Sciences 1% 34
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 26
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences 1% 20 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Citadel Military College of South Carolina full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Citadel Military College of South Carolina graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,100. Last year, out of the total 635 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 635 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 648 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 609 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $39,100 $54,900
Employment Rate 100% 94%
Total Graduates 635 648

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Citadel Military College of South Carolina.

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1.7 mile away
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83.5 mile away
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