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The Citadel welcomes Andrew Marcucci of Pomona as part of the Class of 2022


CHARLESTON, SC (09/27/2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Andrew Marcucci of Pomona, NJ (08240) matriculated as part of the Citadel Class of 2022. Of the incoming class of 837 new cadet recruits and students, 80 are Hispanic and 87 are women.

The freshmen enter The Citadel at a time when they can select from the most robust menu of academic programs available at the college, including the newest program, construction engineering. Majors among the most popular include business administration, mechanical engineering, biology, criminal justice and intelligence and security studies.

"The Citadel's strong enrollment demonstrates that prospective students value the high quality academic environment, structure, discipline and leadership acumen they develop through our values-based educational model," Col. John L. Dorrian, vice president for communication and marketing said. "These attributes help students who choose our college achieve some of the highest graduation rates, employment rates and salaries in the state."

About The Citadel

The Citadel, with its iconic campus located in Charleston, South Carolina, offers a classic military college education profoundly focused on leadership excellence and academic distinction. Graduates are not required to serve in the military but about one-third of each class commission as officers in every branch of U.S. military service. Graduates of The Citadel have served the nation, their states and their communities as principled leaders since the college was founded in 1842.

The Citadel Graduate College offers 26 graduate degree programs with 42 concentration options, 25 graduate certificate programs and 10 evening undergraduate programs, through an all-evening schedule with many courses now available online. The Citadel was named Best Public College in the South by U.S. News & World Report for seven consecutive years, and #1 Best Public College for Veterans in the South as well as Best Value out of all South Carolina colleges and universities by Forbes.