Overview

Applicants
2,625
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average HS GPA
3.59

GPA Breakdown

37%
Over 3.75
19%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
490 - 590
SAT Math
500 - 600
ACT Composite
20 - 25

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Level of applicant's interest

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
289
with Terminal Degree
214

180
Men
109
Women
38
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business Administration and Management, General

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General

  • Education

  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Secondary Education and Teaching

  • Engineering

  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General

  • History

  • History, General

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Political Science and Government, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Pat Conroy
Author

Ernest Hollings
U.S. Senator, SC

John C. West
Former governor, SC, Ambassador to Saudia Aradia

Lt Col Randy Bresnik, USMC
NASA Astronaut

CDR Greg McWherter, USN
Commander of the Blue Angels

Dr. Harvey W. Schiller
Former executive director, US Olympic Committee

Lt Gen John W. Rosa, USAF, Retired
President, The Citadel

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,941

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$14,451

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,404

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$29,701

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
65%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$66,904

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$11,098
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$30,706
Required Fees
$1,470
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$7,425

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,763
Out of State
42%

International
1%
Foreign Countries Represented
12

Demographics

1.17%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
2.42%
Asian
8.24%
African-American
6.55%
Hispanic
77.96%
Caucasian
1.13%
International

10% female
90% male
42% are out of state
92% are full time
8% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
100%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
100%

Campus Environment
Small Urban
Fire safety rating
99

Housing Options

Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
100
Number of Honor Societies
12

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations
16

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Bulldogs)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Riflery
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Bulldogs)
7 Sports

Cross Country
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Navy ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

Green Rating
69

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
15

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
24

Average Number of PC's per Lab
17

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
99%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jeffrey B. Price
Deputy Director of Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409

Phone
843-953-5230

Email
admissions@citadel.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Summerall Chapel
Mark Clark Hall
Daniel Library
Citadel Museum
McAlister Field House

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Fort Sumter
Historic Charleston/Battery
Patriots Point
Gardens
Museums

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Various times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Must be academically accepted

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxis, shuttle buses, buses, trains, Charleston International Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Interstate 26 Eastbound: Take the Rutledge Avenue exit (219-A). Follow Rutledge Avenue 1.2 miles, then turn right on Moultrie Street. Follow Moultrie Street until it ends at Lesesne Gate, the main entrance to The Citadel. From US 17 Southbound: After crossing the Cooper River Bridge, continue 1.4 miles, then turn right onto Hagood Avenue. Follow Hagood Avenue past the football stadium and enter The Citadel through the Hagood Gate . . . or if the Hagood Gate is closed, turn right onto Huger Street, turn left after one block onto Elmwood Street, then turn left after one block and enter The Citadel through Lesesne Gate. From US 17 Northbound: Immediately after passing the round Holiday Inn and crossing the Ashley River Bridge, exit US 17 toward the right, but stay in the exit ramp's left-hand lane until you reach the traffic light. Turn left onto Lockwood Drive, continue .5 miles, and turn right onto Fishburne Street just before the baseball park. Go .3 miles, then turn left at the stop sign onto Hagood Avenue. Follow Hagood Avenue past the football stadium and enter The Citadel through the Hagood Gate . . . or if the Hagood Gate is closed, turn right onto Huger Street, turn left after one block onto Elmwood Street, then turn left after one block and enter The Citadel through Lesesne Gate.

Local Accommodations
Contact Admissions Office
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Key Stats

2,625
Applicants
2,763
Size
76%
Acceptance Rate
1090
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists