Citadel Military College of South Carolina

The Citadel Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the The Citadel diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

The Citadel Student Population

How Many Students Attend Citadel Military College of South Carolina?

The Citadel total enrollment is approximately 3,767 students.

2,688 are undergraduates and 179 are graduate students.

The Citadel Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time The Citadel undergraduate population is made up of 12% women, and 88% men.

undefined

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

The Citadel Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

undefined
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,049
Black or African American 195
Hispanic 194
Multi-Ethnic 139
Asian 47
International 25
Unknown 22
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

The Citadel Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 51% of full-time grad students are women, and 49% men.

undefined

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

The Citadel Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

undefined
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 145
Black or African American 13
Hispanic 11
Multi-Ethnic 7
Asian 2
Unknown 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

The Citadel achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,508 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2508 out of 3514
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Overall Diversity Score  28.64 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

A lower overall diversity school means the student body is not very diverse when it comes to race/ethnicity, ages, genders, and locations.

How Does The Citadel Diversity Compare to National Averages?

undefined

The Citadel is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

The Citadel is ranked 2,323 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2323 out of 3790
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  38.72 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

The Citadel Racial Demographics:

undefined
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,874
Black or African American 301
Hispanic 262
Multi-Ethnic 172
Asian 64
Unknown 46
International 26
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Citadel Military College of South Carolina Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

undefined
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 581
Black or African American 105
Asian 17
Multi-Ethnic 12
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at The Citadel.

One Gender Dominates

More Male Students

The Citadel ranks 3,441 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  3441 out of 3790
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Student Male/Female Diversity Score  9.21 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

This school is more popular with men than with women.

undefined

There are approximately 802 female students and 2,965 male students at The Citadel.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of The Citadel is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  84.75 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse

There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

undefined

More about The Citadel faculty.

There are approximately 325 female teachers and 442 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
44.69% Out of State
1.23% Out of the Country

The Citadel ranks 389 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

44.69% of The Citadel students come from out of state, and 1.23% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  82 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse
undefined

The undergraduate student body is split among 35 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

undefined

Top 5 States

State Amount
South Carolina 401
North Carolina 52
Georgia 35
Florida 34
Virginia 27

International Students at The Citadel

Students from 16 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Taiwan, Thailand, and China.

Learn more about international students at The Citadel.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
60.59% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  77.05 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse

A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At The Citadel, 60.59% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

undefined
Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,163
20-21 1,089
22-24 468
25-29 389
35 and over 359
30-34 230
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

Find Schools Near You