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The Citadel, founded in 1842, is a public, liberal arts, military college. Its 100-acre campus is located in Charleston.

Website: go.citadel.edu/

Public
2,923
Undergraduate
Students
(12.9%) 376 Women
(87.1%) 2,547 Men
844
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 2,742 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.78
SAT Math
573 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
580 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $34,634
Out-of-state: $58,519
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,483
Out-of-state: $38,368
Room and Board
$7,957
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$17,935
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,159
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
204
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Charleston Population
125,583
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
100% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.8% Asian
7.4% Black/African-American
7.4% Hispanic/Latino
5.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.6% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students
0.9% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
76%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
8.0%
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