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The Citadel Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Citadel Military College of South Carolina Cost?

Is what Citadel Military College of South Carolina charges for in-state and out-of-state tuition and fee reasonable when compared to nation, state and regional averages? Find out here. In this The Citadel cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does The Citadel Charge for Tuition?

$12,570 In-State Tuition & Fees
$35,826 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

At Citadel Military College of South Carolina the average out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates was $35,826 in 2020-2021. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $12,570 per year.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does Citadel Military College of South Carolina cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do The Citadel Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $35,826 for out-of-state undergrads, Citadel Military College of South Carolina is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country.

In-state undergrads in South Carolina pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. The Citadel only charges $12,570 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

The chart below shows how The Citadel compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

NationwideSoutheastSouth Carolina
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Citadel Military College of South Carolina Financial Aid.

The Citadel Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.14% In-State Tuition Increase
0.80% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$50,536 Est. 4-Year Cost

With an average annual growth rate of 0.14% for the past five years, South Carolina residents could expect to pay $12,606 this year if the percentage growth remains the same.

If in-state tuition and fees keeps growing at the same pace, the estimated cost for two years at The Citadel would be $25,231, and $50,536 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 0.80% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $36,401.

This means an estimated $73,093 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at The Citadel, and $147,360 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at The Citadel.


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Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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