Bryant & Stratton College today announced it is one of a select number of colleges and universities nationwide to be named a Top Military-Friendly School by Military Advanced Education magazine. In recognition of its outstanding efforts to serve military affiliated students, the College is featured in the publication’s 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly College & Universities, a tool designed to help servicemembers and veterans as they consider available educational opportunities. The Guide provides prospective students with information about institutions that go out of their way to give back to our nation’s men and women in uniform.
“It is an incredible honor to be awarded the distinction of Top Military-Friendly School. We take our responsibility to military students and their families very seriously, working hard to provide customized supports and resources, including student veterans groups, military support staff, special scholarships and other military-friendly policies and programs,” said Lee Hicklin, the College’s Military Coordinator. “We understand the unique challenges military affiliated students face and we are dedicated to doing all we can to help them be successful.”
Military Advanced Education evaluated colleges and universities on several criteria including flexibility of online learning options, extent of transfer credits accepted by degree level, on-campus ROTC, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) participation, on-campus active duty/veteran assistance, the support provided to the families of servicemembers, faculty trained in veteran reintegration issues, presence on military installations and full-time counselors trained in veteran-specific mental health concerns, to name but a few.
More information about each recognized institution can be found online in a searchable database on Military Advanced Education’s website. The database provides access to all the survey questions and answers provided by the schools, as well as explanations about critical issues like the schools’ activation and deployment policies, withdrawal policies, scholarship and financial aid information and important support information.
Bryant & Stratton College has a strong reputation with military servicemembers, veterans and their families. Bryant & Stratton College has 18 campuses across New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin and offers programs nationwide through its Online Education division. For information about the specific resources and programs available to active duty servicemembers, veterans and family members of the military at each of its campus locations, visit www.bryantstratton.edu for contact information.