Citadel has received top recognition in the U.S. News & World
Report college rankings.
names The Citadel
one of the best Southern colleges
The college is ranked No. 2 for top public universities in
the South offering up to master's degree, and for the fifth straight
year the School of Engineering has ranked among the top 50 in the
country. This year the school is ranked 30th.
Engineering students are among the most highly recruited
students at The Citadel. There are approximately 400 enrolled in
the civil and electrical engineering programs.
"It is gratifying to see external, independent sources rate
a Citadel education as outstanding," said Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds,
president of the college. "The real measure of a Citadel education,
however, lies with the achievement of our graduates. Citadel alumni
hold top positions in business, government, the military and in
the professions and we are extremely proud of their successes."
U.S.News & World Report also ranked The Military
College of South Carolina:
The annual ranking groups colleges and universities by region
and by the programs offered. The Citadel falls in the category of
universities offering a full range of undergraduate and master's programs.
The engineering program is ranked with undergraduate programs nationwide.
No. 8 for best value in the South among universities with
up to master's programs.
No. 8 among public and private institutions in the south
for best universities with up to
The U.S.News & World Report rankings will appear
in the 2005 edition of "America's Best Colleges" guidebook, which
is available at U.S. News Online http://www.usnews.com. It hits
newsstands on Aug. 23.
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