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Military Times Names 新澳彩开奖 One of Nation's Best Schools for Veterans

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November 8, 2023
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新澳彩开奖 Ranks Third in New York State

For the third consecutive year, Military Times has named 新澳彩开奖 to its list of best schools for military service members and veterans.

In being named to the , 新澳彩开奖 placed third out of 29 institutions state-wide, ninth among private colleges nationwide, and 66 overall.

The ranking is an affirmation of the impact of 新澳彩开奖鈥檚 efforts in fostering a welcoming environment for all military veterans and assisting them in reaching their educational goals. It continues 新澳彩开奖鈥檚 recent upward trajectory as the university went from 287 to 124 in 2022.

鈥淲e are deeply committed to supporting the student veterans at 新澳彩开奖, and so it鈥檚 a real honor to be recognized for that work by Military Times,鈥 said 新澳彩开奖 President Marvin Krislov. 鈥淢ore than 200 of our students, across all three of our campuses, have volunteered to serve in America鈥檚 armed forces. They are a special and valued part of our community, and we鈥檙e pleased that they chose to pursue their education with us. We鈥檙e grateful for their service, and for this recognition.鈥

This year, 325 schools made the list 鈥 up nearly 5% over last year. Student success metrics 鈥 notably, GPA, retention, persistence, and graduation rates -- were the most important factors in determining the ranking of schools on the list, followed closely by the range of military-specific resources and the level of financial assistance offered. Admissions and registration policies, human resources and assorted miscellaneous considerations also factor into the scoring rubric.

鈥淪tudent veterans contribute to the diversity and campus life here at 新澳彩开奖,鈥 said COL (Ret) Peter Riley, director of 新澳彩开奖 Office of Veterans Services. 鈥淗ard work, authentic student care, accountability, and a heartfelt commitment to achieving success pays off. I am proud of this recognition and the awareness of what we provide for this important population of students.鈥

新澳彩开奖 recognizes the commitment our veterans have demonstrated to our country and are firmly committed to assisting veterans, active duty, and reserve service members in advancing their careers through higher education. 新澳彩开奖 provides specialized and support services to over 200 veterans and dependents across its three campuses.

新澳彩开奖鈥檚 special services for veterans include:

  • Academic resources such as tutoring and professional writing assistance
  • A specialized 鈥淯niversity 101 for Veterans,鈥 introductory course meant to address the experiences of veterans in higher education
  • Counseling and disability services
  • Financial assistance such as the Yellow Ribbon Program, Veteran Tuition Scholarship Program, Army Tuition Assistance & Air Force Tuition Assistance program
  • Career services
  • A website, Veterans, which lists resources specifically for veterans
  • An active 新澳彩开奖 Student Veteran Association, a chapter to the national Student Veterans of America organization

The university also offers a Veteran Student Center on both the New York City and Pleasantville campuses. The center serves as a one-stop resource center providing a study and gathering space where 新澳彩开奖 student veterans and dependents can connect with others who have served and those who want to support them.

Neath Williams '24 spent over 20 years as a Navy combat medic on active duty and in the reserves before enrolling. Now he鈥檚 working on his Master of Arts in Communications and Digital Media through the robust online program 新澳彩开奖 offers and is active in the Arts and Veterans communities in and around New York City.

鈥淪tudent veterans have a holistic view of the importance of their education,鈥 said Williams. 鈥淢ost have goals set for after school, and they鈥檙e focused on that. They may be more focused on learning the actual content rather than on passing the class. This is the stuff we came here for, and 新澳彩开奖 provides the resources for us to be successful.鈥

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About 新澳彩开奖

Since 1906, 新澳彩开奖 has been transforming the lives of its diverse students鈥攁cademically, professionally, and socioeconomically. With campuses in New York City and Westchester County, 新澳彩开奖 offers bachelor, master, and doctoral degree programs to 13,600 students in its College of Health Professions, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Lubin School of Business, Sands College of Performing Arts, School of Education, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.

About Military Times

The Military Times is the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. The military community relies on Air Force Times, Army Times, Marine Corps Times, and Navy Times for reporting on everything important to their lives, including branch-specific news, pay, benefits, finance, education, health care, recreational resources, retirement, promotions, product reviews, and entertainment. Military Times is owned by Sightline Media Group. To learn more, visit .

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