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The Citadel

Charleston, SC
#4

Regional Universities South



Founded in 1842, The Citadel is a public institution residing on 300 urban acres in Charleston, South Carolina. It is also known as The Military College of South Carolina, and students follow a stricter code of conduct than at most other schools. The Citadel offers 19 undergraduate degree programs, and many graduates enter the military as commissioned officers after graduation.

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Quick Facts


171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409

2014-2015 Tuition

$32,176 Tuition and Fees

Students

2735 undergraduate students
91% male / 9% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
76.5% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1842

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Secondary Education and Teaching, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Civil Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Political Science and Government, General, Business Administration and Management, General, History, General

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Intelligence, General, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Political Science and Government, General, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, American History (United States), History, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,735
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,517
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 143
Percent of male undergraduates: 91%
Percent of female undergraduates: 9%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, pep band, student government, student newspaper, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, rifle, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: cross country, golf, rifle, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 10 8
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 13 23 38
Motor vehicle theft 0 3 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 10 8
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 13 23 28
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 N/A 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 N/A 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 N/A 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 N/A 0
Robbery 0 N/A 0
Aggravated assault 0 N/A 0
Burglary 0 N/A 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 N/A 0
Arson 0 N/A 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 N/A 0
Drug law violations 0 N/A 0
Liquor law violations 0 N/A 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.