Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,682
Graduate Enrollment: 975
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 86.4%

Male/Female: 88% / 12% (2017)

First generation college students: 18.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 7.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.9% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,139


2021 Median Admit ACT: 24


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 54.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 31.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 19.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 12.9% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 76.2%
Black: 6.8%
Hispanic: 7.5%
Asian: 1.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 4.9%
Non-resident alien: 1.1%
Unknown race: 1.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $30,400
In-State tuition: $12,570
Out-of-State tuition: $35,826

Estimated books and supplies: $8,144 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $7,593 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,383 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $19,507 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,383 (2022)

Average Family Income: $98,822 (2017)
Median Family Income: $70,469 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 20.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 40.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,096 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $224 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,987
$30k-48k $14,807
$48k-75k $20,265
$75k-110k $22,089
$110k+ $21,809

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 68%
6-year graduation rate: 73%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 91.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,096 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,886 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $17,768 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,125 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 77.1% (2015)
@3 year 84.2% (2017)
@5 year 87.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 60.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 66.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $46,440 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $64,866 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 14 $40,875 ($3,406) $51,559 ($4,297)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 6
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 24
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 64 $24,966 $256 $40,463 ($3,372) $50,808 ($4,234)
Master's Degree Social Sciences, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 48 $20,817 $215 $41,185 ($3,432) $52,055 ($4,338)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 1
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 21 $29,500 $265
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 163 $22,726 $228 $47,301 ($3,942) $63,953 ($5,329)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 87 $332 $70,133 ($5,844) $103,656 ($8,638)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 21
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 14 $58,725 ($4,894)
Bachelor's Degree History. 18 $25,524 $271 $41,342 ($3,445) $53,322 ($4,444)
Master's Degree History. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate History. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 19 $51,457 ($4,288)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 55 $24,500 $249 $57,088 ($4,757) $80,055 ($6,671)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Civil Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 37 $27,000 $242 $68,564 ($5,714) $79,967 ($6,664)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 63 $19,500 $207 $57,843 ($4,820)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Systems Engineering. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Manufacturing Engineering. 1
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 36 $96,948 ($8,079)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Engineering-Related Fields. 35 $99,187 ($8,266)
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 25
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 24 $27,000 $286 $34,656 ($2,888)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations. 8 $26,499 $276
Master's Degree Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations. 13
Graduate/Professional Certificate Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 45 $22,250 $244 $41,040 ($3,420) $62,053 ($5,171)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 12 $21,375 $209
Master's Degree Computer Science. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 3
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 29 $318 $54,828 ($4,569)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 2
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 24 $564 $44,500 ($3,708) $41,340 ($3,445)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 4
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 23 $382 $43,720 ($3,643) $46,109 ($3,842)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 24 $50,349 ($4,196)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $81,180
Full time faculty: 63%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $305,277,234 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $423,628,526 (2022)