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The Citadel is a state-supported military college located in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842 as the South Carolina Military Academy, its alumni have served in all conflicts since the Mexican- American War. Since its inception, The Citadel’s goals were educating its cadets within a military environment and instilling in them the traits of honesty, integrity, and responsibility. The Citadel is one of the six Senior Military Colleges in the United States. As a Senior Military College, all on-campus students must be members of the Corps of Cadets at The Citadel. It also offers Reserve Officer Training Corps classes for all the branches of the military. Furthermore, cadets must wear uniforms at all times and take these classes. Although The Citadel does not require the ...

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