The Citadel comes out #1 again in research about the “10 Best Value Colleges in South Carolina”

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A recent study by financial technology company SmartAsset found the colleges which provide the best value in South Carolina. The Citadel ranks number 1 among public schools in South Carolina for the second year in a row for value.

Rankings were determined by weighing data in categories including: scholarships, starting salary upon graduation, tuition, living costs and retention rate. The Citadel is also listed at the top for the “starting salary” category at an average of $60,400 a year.

For a look at how the top schools in South Carolina compared, check out the table below:

Additional information on the study and methodology can be found here:

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