The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Samford University is a private (not-for-profit) and Citadel is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Citadel has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,826) than Samford University ($35,360).
  • It is harder to admit to Citadel than Samford University.
  • Samford University has more students with 5,729 students while Citadel has 3,740 students.
  • Samford University has more full-time faculties with 362 faculties while Citadel has 208 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Samford University and Citadel Military College of South Carolina.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Samford UniversityCitadel
Samford Universityvs.Citadel
Birmingham, AlabamaLocationCharleston, South Carolina
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$35,360Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,570
Out-Of-State$35,826
95% ($17,676)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($12,363)
$17,676Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,363
83.19 %Acceptance Rates81.07 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.07 %
1,195SAT Score-
26ACT Score-
77 %Graduation Rate71 %
-Transfer-out Rate19 %
87 %Retention Rate87 %
5,729Student Population3,740
362Number of Faculties208
12 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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