The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • VMI has more expensive tuition & fees ($48,324) than Citadel ($35,826).
  • It is harder to admit to VMI than Citadel.
  • VMI has a higher submitted SAT score (1,120) than Citadel (1,120).
  • VMI has higher submitted ACT score (24) than Citadel (24).
  • Citadel has more students with 3,740 students while VMI has 1,698 students.
  • Citadel has more full-time faculties with 208 faculties while VMI has 142 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Citadel Military College of South Carolina and Virginia Military Institute.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Charleston, South CarolinaLocationLexington, Virginia
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Tuition & Fees
65% ($12,363)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)85% ($12,299)
$12,363Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,299
81.07 %Acceptance Rates53.14 %
32.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)48.96 %
1,120SAT Score1,190
24ACT Score25
71 %Graduation Rate85 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate12 %
87 %Retention Rate80 %
3,740Student Population1,698
208Number of Faculties142
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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