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Undergraduate through Graduate College, the Citadel caters to military and civilian education needs.

While The Citadel is renowned for its long-standing tradition of educating principled leaders in all walks of life in a classical military regimen, the college also offers more than 40 graduate degree and certificate programs in a civilian atmosphere.

The Cadet Experience

Cadets in the South Carolina Corps of Cadets follow a regimented 24-hour daily schedule that includes physical training, academic classes, military science studies, athletics, club sports, leadership training, club activities and diverse special events that provide supplemental learning experiences.

Graduate Study

The Citadel Graduate College has been offering advanced degrees for more than 45 years. The alumni of the Graduate College comprise corporate and financial CEOs and board members, leaders in medicine and the sciences, teachers, principals and administrators in education, and more.

Evening Undergraduate Studies Program

Complementing the courses of study for the Corps of Cadets and The Citadel Graduate College, we offer bachelor's programs in five areas of study:  Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Criminal Justice. 

Veterans Program

The Citadel welcomes you to the campus, and we look forward to helping you realize your education goals. The purpose of this website is to assist you with using VA Educational Benefits and creating the most productive timeline and course of study to suit your needs.

It is critical that you understand how to use your benefits in accordance with the local community college, state and federal VA policies, and  administrative procedures in order to maximize their potential and minimize your out-of-pocket costs. The information within the Veterans Program web page to the left will help you get started. At any time, if you need help in the process, our dedicated staff is standing by to help you at every step.