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Citadel News Service

For Release
May 7, 2005

Profile: The Class of 2005

Who They Are
Total members: 421*
Number includes eight who completed their degree requirements in December 2004, 74 who will complete their degrees in summer school and 10 active duty military students.

Men: 398
Women: 23

African American: 31
Asian/Pacific Islander: 13
American Indian: 2
Hispanic: 16
International: 9
White: 340
-Racial breakdowns for Corps of Cadets only. Does not include active duty military students.

What They Studied
Top 3 majors: Business administration (153), Criminal Justice (52), political science (47).

Serving Their Country
Commissions by category
Cadets: 114
Active duty Marines: 2
Active duty Navy: 6

Commission totals by branch
Marines/Navy: 45 (Eight are active duty personnel)
Army: 53 (Three are women)
Air Force: 24

**Unless otherwise noted, all numbers include students who are active duty military personnel, cadets who completed their degrees in December and May and cadets who will complete their degrees this summer.





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