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Citadel Military College of South Carolina, commonly referred to as Citadel College or SCCC, is a public college locate in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It was established on December 20, 1842, as South Carolina Military Academy by the South Carolina Legislature. After a few name and status changes, it was officially renamed Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 1910. The Citadel, one of the senior military colleges of the state, offers more than 12 academic departments, more than 18 majors, and 20 minors in diverse Course Topics. Citadel College is home to a variety of sports programs. It is a member of the NCAA Division I and competes in the Southern Conference. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs participate in football, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.

Profile of Citadel Military College of South CarolinaThe campus of The Citadel is in Charleston, SC, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at The Citadel include, at the school's highest level, the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in engineering, business and management, and security and law enforcement.

The Citadel Selectivity

Admission at The Citadel is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 490. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 510 and 610.

The Citadel has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, The Citadel had 3, 300 students enrolled (2, 666 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life
Full-time students are the norm at The Citadel. The school has a residential or campus feel. The Citadel offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. The Citadel values student athletics, and belongs to the Southern Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges. The Citadel Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management257business management
Education and Teaching161secondary teaching, physical education teaching, educational administration, school Counselling, reading teaching, math teaching, social science teaching
Liberal Arts129political science, history, English, Spanish language, social services, French language, German language, foreign language and literature
Engineering70civil engineering, electrical engineering
Therapy and Counselling69psychology, school psychology
Security and Law Enforcement60criminal justice and administration
Science32biology, chemistry, physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy17exercise science
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, computer science
Contact: The CitadelCitadel Military College of South Carolina

171 Moultrie St

Charleston, SC 29409

General Phone: (843) 225-3294


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