The Citadel

#1306
Most Influential School
#1218
Most Desirable School

U.S. military college in Charleston, South Carolina

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About The Citadel

According to Wikipedia, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, commonly known simply as The Citadel, is a public senior military college in Charleston, South Carolina. Established in 1842, it is one of six senior military colleges in the United States. It has 18 academic departments divided into five schools offering 23 majors and 38 minors. The military program is made up of cadets pursuing bachelor's degrees who live on campus. The non-military programs offer 12 undergraduate degrees, 26 graduate degrees, as well as evening and online programs with seven online graduate degrees, three online undergraduate degrees, and three certificate programs.

The Citadel Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
2,52480%71%114022

How Much Does The Citadel Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$75$12,545

How Much Do The Citadel Graduates Make?

If you graduate from The Citadel, then you can expect to earn an average of $59,600 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

The Citadel's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
3,9753,358617

Where is The Citadel?

The Citadel is located at 171 Moultrie St, Charleston SC 29409

How Safe is The Citadel?

Charleston has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is The Citadel Known For?

The Citadel is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

The Citadel's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are The Citadel's Most Influential Alumni?

The Citadel's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Criminal Justice, and Law. Here are some of The Citadel's most famous alumni:

Britt Reames
An American baseball player.
William E. Cooper
An American Army general.
Tim Valentine
An American politician .
Kenneth G. Matheson
Kenneth G. Matheson
An American academic administrator.
Robert Lumiansky
An American academic.
Robert Hugh Daniel
An American businessman.
Stephen C. Evans
Stephen C. Evans
An American admiral.
William M. Steele
William M. Steele
A United States general.
John A. Moroso
An American writer.
William C. James
William C. James
A U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General.
John C. West
A South Carolina politician .
J.C. Nicholson
An American judge.