CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Citadel has welcomed the Class of 2020. The incoming class of more than 800 new cadets, students represents 36 states and seven foreign countries.
Candice Malott of Versailles, Ohio, matriculated as part of The Citadel’s Class of 2020, the largest recorded freshman class in the history of the college.
The Citadel offers a classic military college education for young men and women profoundly focused on leadership excellence and academic distinction. Graduates are not required to serve in the military but about 30 percent of each class commission as officers in every branch of U.S. military service. Graduates of The Citadel have served the nation, their state and their communities as principled leaders since the college was founded in 1842. The Citadel Graduate College offers more than 50 master’s degrees and graduate certificates in a wide range of disciplines, plus six undergraduate programs, through an all-evening schedule. Some graduate courses are available online.