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The Citadel: Military College

Rather than attend college or jump into the military, why not check into attending a military college. One of the best is The Citadel; this is one of the most well known military colleges in the United States. It is located in Charleston, South Carolina and it was founded back in 1872. They have an undergrad student body of about 2,000 students and in the graduate program there are another 1,000 students. The school has 5 different academic schools; they have a Business School, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Science and Mathematics.

The Citadel is not just another college; they have certain personal, physical and even educational requirements that must be met before you can be admitted for enrollment. If you will be entering in as a Freshman then you will need to meet these requirements. You have to be a high school graduate or have a GED. You will have to complete the application for enrollment. Then you must have the proper fee along with the completed application. You will also need an official copy of your high school transcripts, these can be found in your high school records office. You must also have current SAT or ACT test scores too.

You must also be medically approved by the Surgeon of The Citadel. You also have to be at least 17 years old and no older than 23. You cannot be married either. Now, you will have to pass the physical requirements, these requirements are the same as the United States Army. You must pass the height and weight standards. You must perform situps, pushups and complete a 2mile run. To go over what you need, you will need the following:

The Entrance Requirements
Required Medical Forms
Drug Test Consent Form
Undergraduate International Student Immigration Supplement (if students are from another country)
Address Change Form (if your address is different than the address on the application)

You must file the Free Application For Federal Student Aid if you want to apply for financial aid. If you have a New Direct Loan, there is Entrance Counseling available for students as well as an online Promissory Note that can be signed. If you are interested in joining The Citadel, then contact the school and request some information. Contact the admissions department for an application. If you want more information check out the website.

You can also visit The Citadel; you can make arrangements via telephone call 800
8681842. You can also arrange for an over night visit too. You may want to dedicate your life to the Military but if you are not ready to go right into the military The Citadel may be the place for you. Make sure that you think fully the choice to attend The Citadel, it could be a great opportunity for you.
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