Paying for College
The Citadel is challenging in many ways but paying for it shouldn’t be. We work to make your education as affordable as it can be. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is here to help you navigate the financial side every step of the way to make paying for college less stressful.
Access a range of financial aid options to help reduce the out-of-pocket cost of earning your degree. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships team can help you evaluate your costs and connect you with resources that meet your unique financial needs. Your high school academics are one path to tuition-lowering scholarships and grants. Another is your need-based qualification for financial aid. Paying for college should not hinder you from receiving a quality education, and The Citadel understands that.
of students receive financial aid
awarded in scholarships & grants
Awarded in ROTC scholarships
of cadets receive non-loan awards
Average cadet’s financial aid package
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
For full consideration of all resources, Please complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA for the upcoming 2023-24 academic year (fall/spring/summer) at studentaid.gov using our federal school code 003423.
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