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The Citadel Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the standard 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

3,740 Total Students
2,654 Undergraduates
199 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Citadel Military College of South Carolina?

The Citadel total enrollment is approximately 3,740 students. 2,654 are undergraduates and 199 are graduate students.

The Citadel Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time The Citadel undergraduate population is made up of 13% women, and 87% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

The Citadel Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,029
Hispanic 185
Black or African American 176
Multi-Ethnic 140
Asian 54
Unknown 35
International 19
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

The Citadel Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

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


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

The Citadel Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 150
Black or African American 22
Multi-Ethnic 12
Hispanic 7
Asian 3
International 2
Unknown 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

The Citadel Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,840
Black or African American 289
Hispanic 244
Multi-Ethnic 177
Unknown 76
Asian 72
International 22
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

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

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.

The Citadel Male/Female Diversity

More Male Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with men than with women.


There are approximately 848 female students and 2,892 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.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 325 female teachers and 442 male teachers.

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


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.
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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%.

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


*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.


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