Citadel Military College of South Carolina

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$75

50% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,017

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.01%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

81.1%

2,642 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,717

74.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

73.4%

456 Graduates

About

Citadel Military College of South Carolina is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were General Business Administration & Management (192 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (109 degrees), and General Civil Engineering (67 degrees).

In 2017, 1,033 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Citadel Military College of South Carolina. 25% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 75% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (835 degrees), 9.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $75, which is $-20,658 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $75, which is $-20,658 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,017.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$75

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was $75. The cost of tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is $-20,658 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$17,017

2017 Value

7.84%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Citadel Military College of South Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,017. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Citadel Military College of South Carolina grew by 7.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,249

Room and Board

$7,795

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was of $12,249 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $7,795. The cost of room and board increased by 92% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.23% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.56% with respect to 2016, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.01%

2016 Default Rate

31

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was 4.01%, which represents 31 out of the 774 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Citadel Military College of South Carolina received 2,642 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.84% annual growth. Out of those 2,642 applicants, 2,142 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,717 students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2017, and 44% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an overall enrollment yield of 32.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,142

Accepted Out of 2,642

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Citadel Military College of South Carolina was 81.1% (2,142 admissions from 2,642 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 82.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.84%, while admissions declined by -0.649%.

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SAT Scores

44%

Submission Percentage

302

Scores Submitted

44% of enrolled first-time students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has a total enrollment of 3,717 students. The full-time enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 2,753 students and the part-time enrollment is 964. This means that 74.1% of students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 5.78% Hispanic or Latino, 3.87% Two or More Races, 2.18% Asian, 0.43% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.296% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (69%), followed by Black or African American Male (7.82%) and White Female (5.98%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41.8%), followed by White Male (33.5%) and Black or African American Female (7.22%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,717 students. The full-time enrollment at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 2,753 and the part-time enrollment is 964. This means that 74.1% of students enrolled at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Citadel Military College of South Carolina had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,787

  2. Black or African American

    393

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    215

The enrolled student population at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 75% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 5.78% Hispanic or Latino, 3.87% Two or More Races, 2.18% Asian, 0.43% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.296% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 40 students (1.08%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 517 fewer women than men received degrees from Citadel Military College of South Carolina. The majority of degree recipients at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are white (835 degrees awarded). There were 9.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is General Business Administration & Management (192 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (109 degrees) and General Civil Engineering (67 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (5 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (58 degrees), and History (27 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Other managers (411,981 people), Software developers (369,803 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (317,363 people), Civil engineers (234,356 people), and Mechanical engineers (182,548 people).

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Applied Sciences (5 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (58 degrees), History (27 degrees), Protective Services (112 degrees), and Engineering (130 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Applied Sciences (5 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (58 degrees), History (27 degrees), Protective Services (112 degrees), and Engineering (130 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Computer Systems Design (462,020 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (410,241 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (349,704 people), Elementary & secondary schools (331,116 people), and Construction (307,171 people).

The most specialized majors at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Applied Sciences (5 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (58 degrees), History (27 degrees), Protective Services (112 degrees), and Engineering (130 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Citadel Military College of South Carolina.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was General Business Administration & Management with 192 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 775

  2. 258

In 2017, 775 degrees were awarded to men at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, which is 3 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (258).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 244 degrees were awarded to men at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in General Business Administration & Management, which is 6.26 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 39 degrees were awarded to women at Citadel Military College of South Carolina in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.16 times less than the 244 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 58% of students graduating from Citadel Military College of South Carolina completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    835 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    89 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is white (835 degrees awarded). There were 9.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

0.484% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    628 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    207 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Citadel Military College of South Carolina is white male (628 degrees awarded). There were 3.03 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (207 degrees).

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Operations

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $263M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $466k (0.177%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Citadel Military College of South Carolina had a total salary expenditure of $119M. Citadel Military College of South Carolina employs 67 Professors, 60 Associate professors, and 59 Assistant professors. Most academics at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are Male Professors (51), Male Associate professors(35), and Male Assistant professors (33).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina are: Management, with 91 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 86 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 79 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$263M

2017 Endowment

7.43%

growth from 2016

Citadel Military College of South Carolina has an endowment valued at about $263M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Citadel Military College of South Carolina grew 7.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $230M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.46M - Federal

  2. $4.38M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Citadel Military College of South Carolina received $1.46M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.38M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$50.2M

2017 Salaries

3.93%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Citadel Military College of South Carolina paid a median of $50.2M in salaries, which represents 42.4% of their overall expenditure ($119M) and a 3.93% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.07% growth from 2015 and a 6.19% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.9M

Instructional Salaries

201

Number of Employees

In 2017, Citadel Military College of South Carolina paid a total of $15.9M to 201 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

67 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

91 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were Professor with 67 employees; Associate professor with 60 employees; and Associate professor with 59 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina were Management with 91 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 86 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 79 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was Male Professor with 51 employees, Male Associate professor with 35 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 33 employees.

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