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 four-years, public schools.
  • Citadel has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,826) than Western Carolina University ($8,367).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than Citadel.
  • Western Carolina University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,145) than Citadel (1,120).
  • Citadel has higher submitted ACT score (22) than Western Carolina University (22).
  • Western Carolina University has more students with 12,243 students while Citadel has 3,740 students.
  • Western Carolina University has more full-time faculties with 544 faculties while Citadel has 208 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
four-years, publicSchool 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)
Tuition & Fees
68% ($5,641)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($12,363)
$5,641Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,363
38.84 %Acceptance Rates81.07 %
26.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.07 %
1,145SAT Score1,120
22ACT Score24
64 %Graduation Rate71 %
25 %Transfer-out Rate19 %
81 %Retention Rate87 %
12,243Student Population3,740
544Number of Faculties208
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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