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.
  • Samford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,725) than Citadel ($35,826).
  • It is harder to admit to Citadel than Samford University.
  • Samford University has more students with 5,758 students while Citadel has 3,693 students.
  • Citadel has a lower number of students per faculty with 11 to 1 while Samford University's ratio is 12 to 1.
  • 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.
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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
Doctoral / Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$36,7252023 Tuition & Fees
95%% Receiving Financial Aid66%
$17,676Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,410
83.19 %Acceptance Rates81.07 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.07 %
1,195SAT Score-
26ACT Score-
79 %Graduation Rate73 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
89 %Retention Rate86 %
5,758Student Population3,693
362Number of Faculties208
12 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio11 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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