Top Military Friendly Schools

Below are the some of top ranked military friendly schools in the U.S.:

Colorado State University (CSU) - It is placed among the top military-friendly schools in the nation, according to G.I. Jobs magazine. The 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students. In addition CSU was the first four-year university to partner with Veterans Green Jobs to provide “green” educational opportunities to veterans.

Hawai‘i Pacific University (HPU) - For the third consecutive year, HPU was selected by Military Advanced Education (MAE) magazine for the Third Annual Guide to Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. It is ranked in the top 10% of military friendly schools based on the quality of its academics and the on campus and online support it provides to veterans and their families.

Saint Leo University - G.I. Jobs has recognized Saint Leo University as one of the top 15% of all colleges, universities, and trade-schools for active duty, reserve, and veterans for the year 2010. Some of the military-friendly programs Saint Leo University has to offer are: Criminal Justice Program, partnered with the FBI National Academy Associates; the Master of Education; the Master of Social Work; Bachelor degrees in Accounting, Healthcare Management, Business Administration, and Criminal Justice.

Western Governors University - WGU was honored as a “Top 20 Military Friendly School” for 2009 by Military Advanced Education Magazine. The University offers online degree programs approved for Veterans Administration (VA) education benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill. In addition WGU offers a variety of scholarships specifically designed for active-duty military personnel and military veterans, as well as spouses of military personnel.

Clarkson University - It was named to Military Friendly Schools List for 2011 (G.I. Jobs). Among the programs which brought Clarkson to the list were its ROTC programs, veterans' counselors, events for veterans, VA approval and participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Criteria for making the Military Friendly Schools list included efforts to recruit and retain military and veteran students, results in recruiting military and veteran students and academic accreditations.

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