The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Citadel is a Public and Mercer University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Mercer University has more expensive tuition & fees ($37,808) than Citadel ($35,876).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than Citadel.
  • Mercer University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,140) than Citadel (1,140).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Citadel (23).
  • Mercer University has more students with 8,740 students while Citadel has 3,763 students.
  • Mercer University has more full-time faculties with 432 faculties while Citadel has 210 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Citadel Military College of South Carolina and Mercer University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
CitadelMercer University
Citadelvs.Mercer University
Charleston, South CarolinaLocationMacon, Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$12,620
Out-Of-State$35,876
Tuition & Fees$37,808
65% ($11,878)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)91% ($22,228)
$11,878Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,228
81.07 %Acceptance Rates73.26 %
32.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)25.58 %
1,140SAT Score1,255
23ACT Score28
74 %Graduation Rate66 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate28 %
84 %Retention Rate89 %
3,763Student Population8,740
210Number of Faculties432
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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