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At a Glance

Developing principled leaders in all walks of life

The Citadel’s mission is to educate and develop our cadets and students to become principled leaders in all walks of life by instilling the college’s core values in a disciplined and intellectually challenging environment.

The core values of The Citadel are honor, duty and respect.

College excellence


Students

The cadet experience (spring 2018)

~2,300

Cadet population

8%

Female cadets

92%

Male cadets

62%

In-state cadets

38%

Out-of-state cadets

75%

Caucasian

24%

Minority

1%

International

~30%

Graduating cadets commission into military service

$54,900

Average salary after graduation

63.8%

Four-year graduation rate

73.4%

Six-year graduation rate

85%

Freshman retention rate

Over 20,000

Annual cadet hours of community engagement through the Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics

 
The Citadel Graduate College (spring 2018)

1,112

Total graduate college population

88%

In-state students

12%

Out-of-state students

23%

Undergraduate students

77%

Graduate students

22%

Veteran students

16%

Online students

33%

Growth rate in the past 10 years

40

Number of new programs and certificates offered in past 10 years

 * The Citadel Graduate College encompasses graduate, evening undergraduate and veteran students


Academics

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

24

Undergraduate majors

39

Undergraduate minors

26

Graduate degree programs with 22 concentration options

25

Graduate certificate programs

10

Evening undergraduate programs


Athletics

9

Men's teams

7

Women's teams

28

College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America citations

SoCon

Member of the Southern Conference

 
Alumni and community engagement

Over 39,000

Alumni network

$250,690,056

The amount 20,784 donors contributed to the Foundation for Leadership campaign, a fundraising drive to support The LEAD Plan 2018

 
More information

The Citadel Office of Institutional Research
U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard

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