Citadel Military College

Men's MCLA Contact: Blake McAfee
5 / 10
2,911 Undergrads / 3,763 Students
5 / 10
$17,723 Net Price
3 / 10
75% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
66% / 74%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team's road trips stay within the South Atlantic region, traveling to North Carolina to play Davidson as well as in-state contests against Coastal Carolina, University of South Carolina, and College of Charleston. They also have traveled to Georgia to play Colubus State and Georgia Southern.

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Where Grads Live
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Columbia South Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Jacksonville Florida Area
  • Savannah Georgia Area
  • Myrtle Beach South Carolina Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Houston Texas Area
Where Grads Work
  • US Army
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Air Force
  • US Navy
  • Army National Guard
  • Charleston County School District
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Boeing
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Wells Fargo
  • SAIC
  • Santee Cooper
  • Blackbaud
  • US Air Force Reserve
What Grads Do
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Military and Protective Services
  • Engineering
  • Program and Project Management
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Research
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
470 - 580
520 - 610
1050 - 1240
20 - 25
19 - 25
20 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 450 - 550 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 2,742 2,311 431
% Admitted 75% 75% 74%
% Admits That Enroll 32% 33% 25%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.58
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (28%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (26%)
    Engineering (25%)
    Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (10%)
    Mechanical Engineering (10%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (10%)
    Civil Engineering, General (9%)
    Social Sciences (7%)
    Political Science and Government, General (7%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (7%)
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering (6%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (3%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (3%)
    History, General (2%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$12,620 $32,812
    Books & Supplies$8,000 $8,000
    Cost of Living$7,109 $7,109
    Personal Expenses$2,293 $2,293
    Sticker Price$30,022 $48,916

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    87% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship76%$11,920
    Federal Grants23%$5,038
    Pell Grants22%$4,770
    Other Federal5%$1,356
    State & Local Grants49%$4,922
    Institutional Grants40%$13,723
    Student Loans56%$13,483
    Federal Loans53%$5,511
    Other Loans18%$26,313

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $309 Million $82,167

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $22,490.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,959 $239

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,152 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $56,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.2 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 66% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 3 3
    Burglary 7 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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