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Citadel News Service
9 Jun 2012

Board of Visitors approves tuition and fee increases

The Citadel Board of Visitors today approved increasing tuition and fees for upcoming academic year.

The tuition and fees increase will support advancing The Citadel’s strategic plan, pay the college’s share of state-mandated employee pay raises and a merit pay program, and increases in scholarship funding. It also includes a slight increase in the cost of board due to rising food costs and the final phase implementation of leadership program fees. 

“Our budget is consistent with our assumptions that support a multi–year plan for financial sustainability,” said Thomas J. Elzey, executive vice president for finance, administration and operations. “With this budget The Citadel is moving forward to ensure our capacity to provide the high quality academic and leadership experience our students, families and alumni expect.”

South Carolina Corps of Cadets

  • 3 percent increase for in-state cadets and 6.4 percent increase for out-of-state cadets. Tuition and fees for South Carolina cadets will increase from $10,216 to $10,523 for in-state cadets and from $27,033 to $28,776 for out-of-state cadets. 

Citadel Graduate College

  • 2 percent increase for both in- and out-of-state students. The per credit hour charge will increase from $501 to $510 for in-state students and from $824 to $840 for out-of-state students.

Undergraduate Evening Program

  • 3 percent increase for in-state students and 6.4 percent increase for out-of-state students. The per credit hour fee will rise from $398 to $410 for in-state students and from $698 to $743 for out-of-state.

Bills for the 2012-2013 academic year are scheduled to be distributed in early July.

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