Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Charleston, SC 29409
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Citadel Military College of South Carolina is one of the thirteen public 4-year colleges in South Carolina. The campus is located in an urban area, in Charleston.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,717 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 687 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 584 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 85%). Every year 73% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Citadel Military College of South Carolina's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $75, and fees were $11,981. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $75 and $33,744 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students3,717
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate85%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1924 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1020 to 1220
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates $40

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$456/credit
In State Students$470/credit
Out of State Students$874/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$587/credit
In State Students$587/credit
Out of State Students$988/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $20,520 $21,150 $39,330
ADN 70 $31,920 $32,900 $61,180
BSN 125 $57,000 $58,750 $109,250
FNP 50 $29,350 $29,350 $49,400
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of Citadel Military College of South Carolina's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 23% $4,316
Other Federal Grant 5% $967
State Grant & Scholarships 49% $4,530
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 41% $12,364
Federal Student Loans 56% $5,498
Private Loans 17% $23,861


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,353
$30,001 to $48,000$12,626
$48,001 to $75,000$14,120
$75,001 to $110,000$21,443
Over $110,000$23,190

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing.
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
171 Moultrie St
Charleston, SC 29409

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