The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
, also known simply as The Citadel
, is a state-supported
, comprehensive college
located in Charleston, South Carolina
, USA. It is one of the six senior military colleges
in the United States, and has 14 academic departments
divided into five schools offering 20 majors & 25 minors.
The Citadel is best known for its undergraduate
Corps of Cadets military
program which combines academics, physical challenges and military discipline. In addition to the cadet program, civilian
programs are offered through the Citadel Graduate College with its evening undergraduate and graduate programs
. In a partnership with the local community college, Trident Technical College
, Citadel bachelor's degrees are offered to evening civilian students in Business, Civil Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. Students must complete two years at the community college level and two years at the Citadel. This program is known as the 2 + 2 program.
The Citadel enrolls over 2,100 undergraduate cadets in its residential military program and 1,200 civilian students in the evening programs. All students, both cadets and civilian students, are eligible to compete on the Citadel's athletic teams. While all programs make use of the Citadel campus and professors
, cadets and civilian students do not share classes and only cadets live on campus.<ref... Read More