The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

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Education Opportunities

The Citadel has both day and evening programs for veteran students. Our veteran students fall under the following academic categories:

Graduate Student
A student who has obtained a bachelor's degree and is seeking a master's degree or graduate certificate. Graduate level classes are offered exclusively in the evenings. Visit our programs page for a list of degree and certificate offernings.

Veterans and active duty military members may also enroll in graduate level programs offered entirely online. A complete list of online programs can be found here.

Evening Undergraduate Student
A student who has completed their first two years of study at another institution. They are able to transfer those credits to The Citadel for the final two years to complete their bachelor's degree. Classes are only offered in the evenings. Visit our programs pagefor a list of degree offerings.

Active Duty Student
An active duty student is defined as a student who is part of the active duty commissioning program on campus.

Non-Cadet Day Student
A non-cadet veteran is defined as an individual who provides evidence through a DD 214 of honorable discharge from one of the Armed Services indicating a minimum of 90 consecutive days of full-time federal active service, other than active duty for training.

Returning Cadet Veteran
A cadet serving in the National Guard or reserve component of one of the Armed Services that is called to active federal duty other than for training, while a member of the Corps of Cadets can return to The Citadel as a veteran day student as long as the former cadet receives a DD-214 indicating an Honorable Discharge from active duty. The returning cadet veteran may elect to return to the Corps of Cadets.

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