Top 10 US Public Universities Veterans Must Know About. Part 2.

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Want to know about other military friendly colleges and universities offering admissions to the military students and their spouses? This post is a follow-up of Top 10 US Public Universities Veterans Must Know About. Part 1.

#6 The City College of New York

The CCNY offers high-quality academic facilities and well-equipped classrooms to ensure a truly interactive learning. The university libraries contain about 1.5M of book volumes and give online access to the unique learning resources. CCNY Office of Veteran Affairs is willing to recruit, enroll, and retain veteran students. One can access the Military Science Course Descriptions for students who wish to pursue a career in the military. The OVA aims to assist veterans to adapt to the college life while obtaining educational benefits veterans are eligible to.

#7 Palm Beach State College

With over 49,000 students enrolled annually, Palm Beach State College is one of the largest higher education facilities in Florida. PBSC offers 130+ study programs from associate and bachelor’s degrees to professional certificates. Dubbed one of the best colleges for veterans nationwide, PBSC has a Veterans Service providing assistance to new and returning veterans and dependents. PBSC also has the Military Spouse Friendly School to recruit and support spouses of active duty service members. Visit PBSC website to learn more about the programs available to vets.

#8 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Whiteville

TCAT-Whiteville is focused on the preparation of students for the workforce “by using hands-on training in technological areas.” The college has an open-enrollment policy, and students are allowed to study at their own pace, which allows time for families and jobs. TCAT offers study programs to veterans and active-duty students. As for financial aid, the monthly education pay depends on the GI Bill the veteran is entitled to receive and the length of the qualifying military service. To enroll, veterans must fill out the WAVE form online.

#9 Appalachian State University

The ASU in Boone, North Carolina, enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and has over 150 undergraduate and graduate majors to offer. The university has Student Veteran Services providing a full-blown research center and the mentor program. All veterans, active-duty students, national guard, reservists, and retired military are to apply as transfer students. Student Veteran Services works to ensure a smooth transition for veterans and their families “while moving from the military mindset to a higher education setting.”

#10 California State University, San Bernardino

CSUSB, listed among the top US colleges and universities according to the Princeton Review, Forbes and U.S. News and World Report. At CSUSB, military students can enjoy the benefits of specialized study programs while on active duty. For instance, completing the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program, students become the U.S. Army, Army Reserves, or the Army National Guard officers who are guaranteed a full-time or part-time employment. CSUSB has benefits which streamline the admissions process, decrease study costs, and boost the ability for military affiliated students residing in California to pursue new career paths, acquire new skills, or continue their education.

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