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  • Mercer University is a Private (not-for-profit) and Citadel is a Public 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 (1,255) than Citadel (1,140).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (82) 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 - Mercer University and Citadel Military College of South Carolina.
Mercer Universityvs.Citadel
Macon, GeorgiaLocationCharleston, South Carolina
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$25,828Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,620
Out-Of-State$35,876
91% ($22,228)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($11,878)
$22,228Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,878
73.26 %Acceptance Rates81.07 %
25.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.07 %
1,255SAT Score1,140
82ACT Score67
66 %Graduation Rate74 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate18 %
89 %Retention Rate84 %
8,740Student Population3,763
432Number of Faculties210
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 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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