Of the 43,964 undergraduate students at 美国公立系统大学,
of them are GI Bill recipients as reported by the VA, which we use to determine the number of veterans at the college.
Note, this number does not include any active duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance,
so the total military population is likely larger than this.
Of the five federal programs that help set standards for veteran education, 美国公立系统大学 participates in
Participation in these programs plays a key role in helping us determine how good an option a college is for veterans.
There are several federally funded groups that set standards for colleges educating service members.
美国公立系统大学 is a member of
of the following important programs:
Principles of Excellence
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Service Members Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium Member
Vet Success on Campus (VSOC)
What does all this mean to me?
Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in certain programs:
Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Reduced Academic Residency: limited to no more than 25% of degree requirements with no final year or semester in residence (may require 30% for undergraduate degrees offered 100% online)
Reasonable Transfer of Credit: avoid excessive loss of previously earned credit and avoid course work duplication
Credit for Military Training and Experience: recognize and use ACE's Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services in evaluating and awarding academic credit for military training and experience
Credit for Nationally-Recognized Testing Programs: award credit for at least one nationally-recognized testing program such as College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), DSST Examinations, Excelsior College Examinations (ECE)
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Enrollment and recruitment policies are appropriate to a higher education institution.
Fees charged to military members are clear and do not give a false, or misleading impression about the costs to either the military member or the Military Service.
The delivery of distance education programs is consistent with the institution's mission statement and statement of goals and objectives (MGOs). The institution ensures that quality assurance in distance education programs is an integral part of its MGOs. The MGOs are widely promulgated, visible, and undergo periodic review.
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and Veteran education beneficiaries.
Communications with military members are clear, comprehensive, and completely truthful.
Admissions policies and practices ensure appropriate academic screening and proper placement in courses and programs.
Among the student services provided, there is a clearly defined process that includes a point-of-contact and a phone number for military / veteran students to communicate grievances and / or to discuss enrollment, instruction, and student service concerns / issues.