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.
  • Citadel has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,826) than Western Carolina University ($8,367).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than Citadel.
  • Western Carolina University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,120) than Citadel (1,120).
  • Citadel has higher submitted ACT score (24) than Western Carolina University (22).
  • Western Carolina University has more students with 12,243 students while Citadel has 3,740 students.
  • Western Carolina University has more full-time faculties with 544 faculties while Citadel has 208 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Citadel Military College of South Carolina and Western Carolina University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
CitadelWestern Carolina University
Citadelvs.Western Carolina University
Charleston, South CarolinaLocationCullowhee, North Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$12,570
Out-Of-State$35,826
Tuition & Fees
In-State$4,367
Out-Of-State$8,367
65% ($12,363)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)68% ($5,641)
$12,363Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,641
81.07 %Acceptance Rates38.84 %
32.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.53 %
1,120SAT Score1,145
24ACT Score22
71 %Graduation Rate64 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate25 %
87 %Retention Rate81 %
3,740Student Population12,243
208Number of Faculties544
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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