Citadel Military College of South Carolina

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Citadel Military College of South Carolina can be found in Charleston, SC, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly three thousand students are enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina.

The majority of students accepted into this school got an SAT score in the range of 1430 to 1750, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 21 to 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Citadel Military College of South Carolina average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 80 percent with 33 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at citadel.edu.

Overall Citadel Military College of South Carolina Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

80.4%

The overall acceptance rate for Citadel Military College of South Carolina was reported as 80.4% in Fall 2012 with over 2,560 applications submitted to Citadel Military College of South Carolina. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1430 - 1750
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Citadel Military College of South Carolina?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Citadel Military College of South Carolina is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Citadel Military College of South Carolina has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 75.1%
  • 2009-2010: 79.3%
  • 2010-2011: 57.0%
  • 2011-2012: 76.9%
  • 2012-2013: 80.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 75.0%

How Does Citadel Military College of South Carolina Compare?

80.4%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Citadel Military College of South Carolina is forty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Charleston Southern University68.9%
University of South Carolina-Beaufort73.0%
South Carolina State University50.8%
Claflin University52.6%
Voorhees College50.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants2,55789.3%10.7%
Admitted2,05689.6%10.4%
Enrolled67691.4%8.6%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Citadel Military College of South Carolina (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 590
Math500 - 600
Writing450 - 560
Total Score1430 - 1750
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 25
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