Citadel Military College of South Carolina

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$75
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$17,920
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.17%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
80%
2,524 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,740
76.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
71.5%
439 Graduates

About

Citadel Military College of South Carolina is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were General Business (153 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (73 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (64 degrees).

In 2020, 1,085 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Citadel Military College of South Carolina. 27.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 72.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (860 degrees), 9.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $75, which is $−22,455 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $75, which is $−22,455 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,920.

In 2020, 65% of undergraduate students attending Citadel Military College of South Carolina received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$75
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was $75. The cost of tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $−22,455 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$17,920
2020 Value
1.11%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Citadel Military College of South Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,920. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Citadel Military College of South Carolina grew by 1.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,041
Room and Board
$8,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was of $13,041 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $8,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.48% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.629% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.17%
2018 Default Rate
24
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was 3.17%, which represents 24 out of the 756 total borrowers.

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Citadel Military College of South Carolina received 2,524 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.95% annual decline. Out of those 2,524 applicants, 2,018 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80% acceptance rate.

There were 3,740 students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2020, and 59% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an overall enrollment yield of 28.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,018
Accepted Out of 2,524

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Citadel Military College of South Carolina was 80% (2,018 admissions from 2,524 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 74.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −7.95%, while admissions declined by −1.51%.

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SAT Scores

59%
Submission Percentage
345
Scores Submitted

59% of enrolled first-time students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Citadel Military College of South Carolina has a total enrollment of 3,740 students. The full-time enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 2,853 students and the part-time enrollment is 887. This means that 76.3% 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 75.9% White, 7.73% Black or African American, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 4.73% Two or More Races, 1.93% Asian, 0.401% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (68%), followed by White Female (8.44%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.31%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (38.7%), followed by White Female (36.7%) and Black or African American Male (6.03%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,740 students. The full-time enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 2,853 and the part-time enrollment is 887. This means that 76.3% of students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2020 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 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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
  1. White
    2,840
  2. Black or African American
    289
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    244

The enrolled student population at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 75.9% White, 7.73% Black or African American, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 4.73% Two or More Races, 1.93% Asian, 0.401% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 52.6% White, 16.6% 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, 76 students (2.03%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 481 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 (860 degrees awarded). There were 9.66 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is General Business (153 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (73 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (64 degrees).

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 (53 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (61 degrees), and Engineering (159 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 Other managers (386,683 people), Software developers (365,077 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (316,155 people), Civil engineers (249,440 people), and Mechanical engineers (181,976 people).

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Applied Sciences (53 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (61 degrees), Engineering (159 degrees), History (21 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (18 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

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 Surgeons, Physicians, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Applied Sciences (53 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (61 degrees), Engineering (159 degrees), History (21 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (18 degrees).

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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 (439,350 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (408,616 people), Elementary & secondary schools (378,761 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (360,067 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (313,961 people).

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Applied Sciences (53 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (61 degrees), Engineering (159 degrees), History (21 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (18 degrees).

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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
  1. 153 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 73 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 64 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was General Business with 153 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

783
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
302
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 783 degrees were awarded to men at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, which is 2.59 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (302).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 193 degrees were awarded to men at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in General Business, which is 4.02 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 48 degrees were awarded to women at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in General Business, which is 0.249 times less than the 193 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 63% 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, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (86.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is Female and White (86.2% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.228% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    860 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is white (860 degrees awarded). There were 9.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

1.57% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    644 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    216 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is white male (644 degrees awarded). There were 2.98 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (216 degrees).

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Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $360M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $68.8k (0.0191%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Citadel Military College of South Carolina had a total salary expenditure of $135M. Citadel Military College of South Carolina employs 66 Professors, 63 Assistant professors, and 62 Associate professors. Most academics at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Male Professors (50), Male Assistant professors(42), and Female Associate professors (33).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are: Management, with 90 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 73 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 59 employees.

Endowment

$360M
2020 Endowment
14.4%
growth from 2019

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an endowment valued at about $360M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Citadel Military College of South Carolina grew 14.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $320M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.03M - Federal
  2. $4.97M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Citadel Military College of South Carolina received $2.03M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.97M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$60.2M
2020 Salaries
12%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Citadel Military College of South Carolina paid a median of $60.2M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($135M) and a 12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.18% growth from 2018 and a 3.75% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.6M
Instructional Salaries
208
Number of Employees

In 2020, Citadel Military College of South Carolina paid a total of $16.6M to 208 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
66 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
90 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were Professor with 66 employees; Assistant professor with 63 employees; and Assistant professor with 62 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were Management with 90 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was Male Professor with 50 employees, Male Assistant professor with 42 employees, and Female Associate professor with 33 employees.

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