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 (1,110) than Western Carolina University (1,110).
  • Both Western Carolina University and Citadel 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 - Western Carolina University and Citadel Military College of South Carolina.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Western Carolina UniversityCitadel
Western Carolina Universityvs.Citadel
Cullowhee, North CarolinaLocationCharleston, South Carolina
Public, 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)
In-State$4,285
Out-Of-State$8,285
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,620
Out-Of-State$35,876
68% ($6,218)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($11,878)
$6,218Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,878
38.84 %Acceptance Rates81.07 %
26.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.07 %
1,110SAT Score1,140
23ACT Score23
62 %Graduation Rate74 %
29 %Transfer-out Rate18 %
80 %Retention Rate84 %
11,639Student Population3,763
498Number of Faculties210
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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