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

Leadership Day 2017

Citadel cadets are gearing up for Leadership Day, October 18, to provide a helping hand to several community partners. Learn more

The Citadel's
Homecoming 2017
Jamie Khan Newest Board of Visitor Member

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 26, the college will host various festivities in celebration of this year's Homecoming. Learn more

In case you
missed it
Top public college in the South for the seventh consecutive year

The Class of 2018 Ring Presentation 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


Some political science cadets and graduate students at The Citadel have a new perspective on the potential impacts of diplomatic efforts related to the global tension surrounding North Korea’s nuclear weapons tests...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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