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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Citadel has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,876) than Western Carolina University ($8,285).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than Citadel.
  • Citadel has a higher submitted SAT score (1,140) than Western Carolina University (1,110).
  • Both Citadel and Western Carolina University have the same submitted ACT scores (23).
  • Western Carolina University has more students with 11,639 students while Citadel has 3,763 students.
  • Western Carolina University has more full-time faculties with 498 faculties while Citadel has 210 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
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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$12,620
Out-Of-State$35,876
Tuition & Fees
In-State$4,285
Out-Of-State$8,285
65% ($11,878)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)68% ($6,218)
$11,878Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,218
81.07 %Acceptance Rates38.84 %
32.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.53 %
1,140SAT Score1,110
23ACT Score23
74 %Graduation Rate62 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate29 %
84 %Retention Rate80 %
3,763Student Population11,639
210Number of Faculties498
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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