The Citadel’s unique structure caters to many types of students including undergraduate cadets, graduate, evening undergraduate, veteran, and online students. Small classes, challenging faculty, and a wide array of educational support services provide guidance and tutoring for students to fulfill their highest academic potential.
In support of its mission to educate and prepare graduates to become principled leaders, The Citadel offers rigorous academic programs, divided into five academic schools: Business, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Mathematics.
Because of its focus on strong academic achievement, a high graduation rate and strong alumni support, The Citadel ranks highly in the annual U.S. News & World Report ratings of southern colleges that offer at least a master’s degree. For seven consecutive years The Citadel has been named the #1 Public College in the South for institutions offering up to a master's degree.
For a detailed schedule of the curriculum required for each major and minor, please consult the Corps of Cadets course catalog.
For more information about joining the Corps of Cadets, please consult the requirements for incoming freshmen and transfer students on the Cadet Admissions Web page.