The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

175 Years of Leadership Excellence Learn More
The Citadel's 175th Anniversary
The #1 Public College in the South Learn More
Cadets and United States Flag
Honor. Duty. Respect. Learn More
Holding Hands on The Citadel's Recognition Day
Dare to Lead Learn More
Cadets Marching in Citadel Barracks
Cadet Majors & Minors Learn More
Engineering professor and cadets
Division I Bulldog Athletics Learn More
Football Player, Citadel Bulldogs Division I
Graduate Programs: At Night or Online Learn More
Graduate Student at The Citadel
A Foundation for Leadership. Learn More
Cadets at Twilight Parade
Knobs in Marion Square Park on Matriculation Day
Senior cadets after Ring Presentation Ceremony
Citadel Female Cadet in Academic Classroom
Female Company Commander at The Citadel
Engineering Cadets at The Citadel
The Citadel Commencement Ceremony
Fourth Class Cadets at Recognition Day
Citadel Cadet in Academic Classroom
Cadets Marching at Friday Parade
Seniors marching to Ring Presentation Ceremony
Cadets in parade formation
Spike the Bulldog at a Citadel Football Game
Female Cadets Outside of the Barracks at The Citadel
Cadets performing biology research at The Citadel
A Female Cadet Salutes
Citadel Cadet at Barracks Gate
Biology Cadet and Professor at The Citadel
Citadel Cadet in Academic Classroom
Engineering Cadet at The Citadel

Campus Spotlights


The Citadel’s 80th Christmas Candlelight Services will be held Friday Dec. 1 through Sunday Dec. 3. All services begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Summerall Chapel. Learn more

Public Event
November 28, 6:45pm
We Are Charleston, Public Event

The Citadel will host a discussion, facilitated by We Are Charleston authors, about the causes and consequences of intolerance and hateful speech. Learn more

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War Memorial Dedication Ceremony

In case you missed it. Watch The Citadel War Memorial Dedication Ceremony. View now

Presidential Search

The Citadel Board of Visitors invites nominations and applications for the 20th president of the college. Learn more

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The Citadel ring, known as The Band of Gold, symbolizes more than just a cadet's time spent as a member of The South Carolina Corps of Cadets, or the time in the classroom. It symbolizes the military college's core values of honor, duty, and respect... Learn More

Baker Veteran Fellows

The Tommy Baker Veterans Fellowship recipients for the 2017-18 academic year include seven veteran students studying at The Citadel in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. The fellowships are one part of The Citadel’s commitment to... Learn More

Dare to Lead: Through teamwork, discipline and an intellectually challenging environment, The Citadel educates and develops each of our students to be principled leaders in all walks of life.

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