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 4 or more years schools.
  • Citadel has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,876) than Samford University ($34,198).
  • It is harder to admit to Citadel than Samford University.
  • Samford University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,160) than Citadel (1,140).
  • Samford University has higher submitted ACT score (26) than Citadel (23).
  • Samford University has more students with 5,619 students while Citadel has 3,763 students.
  • Samford University has more full-time faculties with 361 faculties while Citadel has 210 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
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
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$34,198Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,620
Out-Of-State$35,876
92% ($15,760)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($11,878)
$15,760Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,878
83.19 %Acceptance Rates81.07 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.07 %
1,160SAT Score1,140
26ACT Score23
76 %Graduation Rate74 %
-Transfer-out Rate18 %
90 %Retention Rate84 %
5,619Student Population3,763
361Number of Faculties210
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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