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Citadel News Service
6 May 2016

A profile of The Citadel Class of 2016 at commencement

The Lone Cadet

The Citadel Class of 2016 includes 564 South Carolina Corps of Cadets, 11 active duty students, and 27 veteran students, as well as 299 graduate students from The Citadel Graduate College (CGC) 68 graduates from the Evening Undergraduate Program operated by the CGC. The total number of graduates from The Citadel is 898.

SOUTH CAROLINA CORPS OF CADETS GRADUATION STATISTICS

Overall Demographics

  • Cadets 564
  • Active Duty 11
  • Veteran Day Students 27
  • Legacies (Cadets with alumni parent or grandparent) 40
  • States Represented 32
  • Countries Represented 6
  • Male 558
  • Female 46


Top States

  • SC 354
  • NC 36
  • GA 35
  • FL 27
  • VA 23
  • NJ 15


Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Alaskan Native 17
  • Asian or Pacific Islander 22
  • Black or African American 43
  • Hispanic 32
  • White 474
  • No Race Listed 10


Military Commissions Total 151

  • Air Force 15
  • Army 105
  • Marines 15
  • Navy 16


Academic Honors

  • Distinguished Military Commissioning Cadets 19
  • Honors Program 20
  • Summa Cum Laude 36
  • Magna Cum Laude 57
  • Cum Laude 46
  • Phi Kappa Phi 26
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities 86


Degrees by School

School of Business Administration Total 151

School of Humanities and Social Sciences Total 227

  • Criminal Justice 102
  • English 6
  • History 18
  • Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures 11
  • Political Science 68
  • Psychology 22


School of Science and Mathematics
Total 90

  • Biology 23
  • Chemistry 3
  • Computer Science 9
  • Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences 35
  • Mathematics 2
  • Physics 10
  • Sport Management 8


School of Engineering
Total 89

  • Civil and Environmental 65
  • Electrical and Computer 24


Zucker Family School of Education Total
6

THE CITADEL GRADUATE COLLEGE CLASS OF 2016

The Class of 2016 includes a total of 367 graduates from The Citadel Graduate College’s masters and evening undergraduate programs. (Graduate certificates not included.)

Academic Honor Societies

Degree

Area of Concentration

Number of graduates

Master of Arts

Biology

4

Master of Arts

English *

Master of Arts

History *
(Asian/African/Latin American History)
(European History)
(United States History)

4

Master of Arts

Intelligence and Security Studies +

3

Master of Arts

International Politics & Military Affairs +

new

Master of Arts

Psychology-Clinical Counseling

26

Master of Arts

Sport Management

10

Master of Arts

Social Science +

6

Master of Arts

Social Studies

11

Master of Arts in Education

Mathematics

3

Master of Arts in Teaching

Secondary Education
(for initial certification only in Biology, English,
Mathematics and Social Studies)

new

Master of Arts in Teaching

Middle Grades *
(for initial certification only in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies)

1

Master of Arts in Teaching

Physical Education Grades K-12
(for initial certification in Physical Education)

4

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Business Administration +

84

Master of Education

Counselor Education
(Elementary School or Secondary School)

12

Master of Education

Counselor Education
(Student Affairs & College Counseling)

4

Master of Education

Interdisciplinary STEM Education +

6

Master of Education

Literacy Education

10

Master of Education

Educational Leadership
(Elementary or Secondary Administration)

17

Master of Science

Civil Engineering

new

Master of Science

Computer Science *
(Computer Science)
(Cybersecurity)
(Information Systems)
(Software Engineering)

3

Master of Science

Electrical Engineering

Master of Science

Health, Exercise, and Sport Science

11

Master of Science

Leadership

11

Master of Science

Mechanical Engineering

new

Master of Science

Project Management

35

Specialist in Education

Superintendency

3

Specialist in Education

School Psychology

11

*Offered jointly by The Citadel and the College of Charleston

+Program can now be completed 100% online (starting Fall of 2016)

Evening Undergraduate Studies Graduates

School of Business Administration 22

School of Engineering Total 38

Bachelor of Science

  • Civil Engineering 16
  • Electrical Engineering 19
  • Mechanical Engineering 3

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Arts

  • Criminal Justice 9

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