Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Is The Citadel a Good School for the Money?

Citadel Military College of South Carolina Value Report

Is a The Citadel degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within South Carolina, The Citadel is a Great Quality for a Great Price.

#1 South Carolina Value
Top 15% South Carolina Quality

Citadel Military College of South Carolina is ranked #5 out of #34 in South Carolina for quality and #1 out of #32 for South Carolina value.

This makes it a great quality and a great value in the state.

State Value Ranking  1 out of 32
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  96.88 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the The Citadel financial aid page to be sure.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Top 20% National Quality

Citadel Military College of South Carolina is ranked #770 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Citadel Military College of South Carolina is priced appropriately for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a fair value recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  770 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  47.69 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
University of Detroit Mercy $77,737 A+
University of the Sciences $111,730 A+
SUNY Geneseo $119,332 A+
Ripon College $120,883 A+
Berry College $122,869 A
University of Evansville $134,259 A
Arizona State University - Tempe $149,580 B
Simmons University $150,113 B
University of Missouri - Columbia $154,016 B
Citadel Military College of South Carolina $171,690 C
Lewis & Clark College $177,856 C-

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $171,690 for a The Citadel Degree

The average The Citadel student's degree will cost an estimated $171,690. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $41,371 and a typical 4.15 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $41,371
Average Years to Graduate 4.15
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $171,690

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average The Citadel student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your The Citadel degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$75,298 In-State With Aid
$203,732 Avg Cost No Aid
4.15 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at The Citadel.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $203,732 #309 B+
All Students $171,690 #770 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $154,438 #776 C
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $124,591 #3 A
All Students $92,549 #1 A+
Only Students Receiving Aid $75,298 #1 A+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of South Carolina.

About 88% of The Citadel students receive financial aid. Get more details on what The Citadel financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average The Citadel cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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