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 1050 to 1230, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 20 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 3.06 to 3.33 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 75 percent with 32 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 2020

74.7%

The overall acceptance rate for Citadel Military College of South Carolina was reported as 74.7% in Fall 2020 with over 2,740 college 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

  • ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Citadel Military College of South Carolina has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 82.3%
  • 2017-2018: 81.1%
  • 2018-2019: 80.8%
  • 2019-2020: 74.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 73.1%

How Does Citadel Military College of South Carolina Compare?

74.7%
This School
56.7%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Citadel Military College of South Carolina is thirty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Charleston Southern University49.7%
University of South Carolina-Beaufort62.8%
South Carolina State University66.4%
Claflin University55.2%
Savannah State University33.2%

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 2020)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants2,74284.3%15.7%
Admitted2,04984.5%15.5%
Enrolled64687.8%12.2%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Citadel Military College of South Carolina (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 620
Math520 - 610
Total Score1050 - 1230
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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