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 four-years schools.
  • Mercer University has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,746) than Citadel ($35,826).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than Citadel.
  • Mercer University has more students with 9,006 students while Citadel has 3,740 students.
  • Mercer University has more full-time faculties with 437 faculties while Citadel has 208 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
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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$12,570
Out-Of-State$35,826
Tuition & Fees$38,746
65% ($12,363)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)93% ($23,635)
$12,363Average Amount of Financial Aid$23,635
81.07 %Acceptance Rates73.26 %
32.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)25.58 %
-SAT Score1,310
-ACT Score30
71 %Graduation Rate73 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate21 %
87 %Retention Rate87 %
3,740Student Population9,006
208Number of Faculties437
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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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