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  • Citadel is a Public and Mercer University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Citadel has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,876) than Mercer University ($25,828).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than Citadel.
  • Mercer University has higher submitted SAT score (1,140) than Citadel (1,140).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (67) than Citadel (67).
  • 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.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Citadel Military College of South Carolina and Mercer 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$25,828
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
67ACT Score82
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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