The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
#1134 Overall Influence#1218 Desirability Rank

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina

U.S. military college in Charleston, South Carolina

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, commonly known simply as The Citadel, is a public college in Charleston, South Carolina. Established in 1842, it is one of six United States senior military colleges. 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 10 undergraduate degrees, 26 graduate degrees, as well as online programs with 7 online graduate degrees, 3 online undergraduate degrees, and 3 certificate programs.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,672

Acceptance

81%

Graduation Rate

69%

Median SAT Score

1125

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$75

Fees (in-state)

$12,441

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,600

Employed

94%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

4K

Under-Grads

3K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

171 Moultrie St, Charleston SC 29409

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

25 per 100k

Violent Crime

3 per 100k

What is The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#608 World Rank #229 USA Rank
Engineering
#827 World Rank #298 USA Rank
Mathematics
#437 World Rank #316 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1017 World Rank #356 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1018 World Rank #388 USA Rank
Literature
#883 World Rank #422 USA Rank
Political Science
#1216 World Rank #480 USA Rank
Computer Science
#979 World Rank #533 USA Rank
History
#1917 World Rank #540 USA Rank
Physics
#907 World Rank #550 USA Rank
Nursing
#1552 World Rank #671 USA Rank
Biology
#1629 World Rank #739 USA Rank
Education
#1361 World Rank #747 USA Rank
Psychology
#2999 World Rank #1236 USA Rank
Medical

Other areas of influence

#692 World Rank #427 USA Rank
Communications
#781 World Rank #386 USA Rank
Law
#1127 World Rank #343 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1165 World Rank #652 USA Rank
Business
#2759 World Rank #1013 USA Rank
Anthropology
#2908 World Rank #1382 USA Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina's Most influential alumni?

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Engineering, and Communications. The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina’s most academically influential people include Robert Jordan, Evander M. Law, and Kenneth G. Matheson.

Robert Jordan
Robert Jordan

American writer

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Evander M. Law
Evander M. Law

Confederate Army general

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Kenneth G. Matheson
Kenneth G. Matheson

American academic administrator

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Micah Jenkins
Micah Jenkins

Confederate Army general

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Johnson Hagood
Johnson Hagood

Confederate Army general

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Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr.
Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr.

American Marine Corps general

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Randolph Bresnik
Randolph Bresnik

Astronaut, Fighter pilot

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Steve Pettit
Steve Pettit

American university president

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Sarah J. Zorn

American regimental commander

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Harvey Schiller

American sports executive

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Nehemiah Broughton

Player of American Football

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Edwin A. Pollock
Edwin A. Pollock

American Marine Corps general

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