Citadel Military College of South Carolina

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,356
2022 Average Net Price
$21,846
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.36%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
98.6%
2,253 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,721
71.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
70.4%
513 Graduates

About

Citadel Military College of South Carolina is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were General Business (173 degrees awarded), General Intelligence (98 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (63 degrees).

In 2022, 1,158 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Citadel Military College of South Carolina. 27% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 73% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (885 degrees), 10.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $8,356, which is $−15,640 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $8,356, which is $−15,640 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,846.

In 2022, 68% of undergraduate students attending Citadel Military College of South Carolina received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,356
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was $8,356. The cost of tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $−15,640 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$21,846
2022 Value
12.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Citadel Military College of South Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,846. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Citadel Military College of South Carolina grew by 12.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,550
Room and Board
$8,144
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was of $13,550 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.35% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $8,144. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.03% with respect to 2021, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.36%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was 1.36%, which represents 11 out of the 811 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Citadel Military College of South Carolina received 2,253 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.79% annual growth. Out of those 2,253 applicants, 2,221 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,721 students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2022. 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an overall enrollment yield of 30.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,221
Accepted Out of 2,253

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Citadel Military College of South Carolina was 98.6% (2,221 admissions from 2,253 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 86.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.79%, while admissions grew by 4.08%..

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SAT Scores

25%
Submission Percentage (2022)
168
Scores Submitted (2022)

25% of enrolled first-time students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Citadel Military College of South Carolina had a total enrollment of 3,721 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 2,652 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,069. This means that 71.3% of students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.6% White, 8.73% Black or African American, 6.91% Hispanic or Latino, 4.76% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.215% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.215% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (67.4%), followed by White Female (8.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.99%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.4%), followed by White Male (33.9%) and Black or African American Male (7.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,721 students. The full-time enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 2,652 and the part-time enrollment is 1,069. This means that 71.3% of students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Citadel Military College of South Carolina had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,776 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    325 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    257 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 74.6% White, 8.73% Black or African American, 6.91% Hispanic or Latino, 4.76% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.215% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.215% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 59 students (1.59%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 532 fewer women than men received degrees from Citadel Military College of South Carolina. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is white (885 degrees awarded). There were 10.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is General Business (173 degrees awarded), followed by General Intelligence (98 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (63 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (127 degrees awarded), Engineering (163 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (57 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Accountants & auditors (1,057,162 people), Other managers (1,026,222 people), Software developers (583,605 people), Financial managers (524,260 people), and Chief executives & legislators (500,750 people).

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2022 are Applied Sciences (127 degrees awarded), Engineering (163 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (57 degrees), History (24 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Applied Sciences (127 degrees awarded), Engineering (163 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (57 degrees), History (24 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Computer Systems Design (976,839 people), Elementary & secondary schools (732,981 people), Construction (690,275 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (583,678 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (546,468 people).

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Applied Sciences (127 degrees awarded), Engineering (163 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (57 degrees), History (24 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Citadel Military College of South Carolina.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 173 degrees awarded
  2. 98 degrees awarded
  3. 63 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was General Business with 173 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

845
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
313
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 845 degrees were awarded to men at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, which is 2.7 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (313).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 220 degrees were awarded to men at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in General Business, which is 3.38 times more than the 65 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 65 degrees were awarded to men at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in General Business, which is 0.295 times less than the 220 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 65% of students graduating from Citadel Military College of South Carolina completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (85.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is Female and Two or More Races (85.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.78% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    885 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    85 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is white (885 degrees awarded). There were 10.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

1.04% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    659 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    226 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is white male (659 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (226 degrees).

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Operations

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $397M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−0.341%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Citadel Military College of South Carolina had a total salary expenditure of 143M. Citadel Military College of South Carolina employs 65 Professors, 61 Associate professors and 57 Assistant professors. Most academics at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Male Professor (46), Male Assistant professor (40), and Female Associate professor (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are: Management, with 84 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees.

Endowment

$397M
2022 Endowment
6.19%
decline from 2021

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an endowment valued at about $397M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Citadel Military College of South Carolina declined 6.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $351M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$57.4M
2022 Salaries
6.76%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Citadel Military College of South Carolina paid a median of $57.4M in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($143M) and a 6.76% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.1M
Instructional Salaries
202
Number of Employees

In 2022, Citadel Military College of South Carolina paid a total of $17.1M to 202 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
65 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
84 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were Professor with 65 employees, Associate professor with 61 employees, and Assistant professor with 57 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were Management with 84 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was Male Professor with 46 employees, Male Assistant professor with 40 employees, and Female Associate professor with 31 employees.

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