Overview

Applicants
2,742
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average HS GPA
3.78

GPA Breakdown

51%
Over 3.75
18%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
530 - 620
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
520 - 610
ACT Composite Scores
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

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

Level of applicant's interest

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
327
with Terminal Degree
241

201
Men
126
Women
49
Minority
4
International

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
63%
Graduate in 5 years
69%
Graduate in 6 years
72%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Finance, General.
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Education, General.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Civil Engineering, General.
  • Computer Engineering, General.
  • Construction Engineering.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MILITARY TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLIED SCIENCES.

  • Intelligence, General.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Political Science and Government, General.


Degrees

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

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


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

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

Gen Glenn Walters
President, The Citadel

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
63%
Graduate in 5 years
69%
Graduate in 6 years
72%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Dec 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$17,319

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$19,036

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,331

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
60%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$28,159

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$14,173

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$14,483
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$38,368
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$8,144

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$2,632

On-Campus Room and Board
$7,957
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
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
2,923
Foreign Countries Represented
9

Demographics

1.79%
Asian
7.33%
African-American
7.37%
Hispanic
75.90%
Caucasian

13% female
87% male
33% 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

First-Year Students living on campus
100%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Robert Pickering

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

N/A

Documentation Required for ADHD

N/A

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
2

Oral exams
No

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
No

Other assistive technology
No

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
95
Number of Honor Societies
9

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
15

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

44% participate in intramural sports
11% participate in intercollegiate sports

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

66/99

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

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
90

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jeff 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
The Citadel War Memorial

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Fort Sumter
Historic Charleston/Battery
Patriots Point
Gardens/Historic Plantations
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
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Spring Pre-Knob events: Reserved for accepted applicants.

Transportation

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

Driving Instructions to Campus
Directions - 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. Directions - From Charleston Int'l Airport: Start on International Blvd Turn left onto West Montague Ave Merge onto 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 Directions - From US 17 Southbound: After crossing the Ravenel Bridge, continue along U.S. 17 South, then turn right onto Hagood Avenue at McDonald's. 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 Directions - 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
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