Standing #115 overall on our
ranking of the Best Colleges For Veterans,
美国大学 is a good choice if you are interested in a quality education
coupled with factors we think are important to veterans.
Of the 7,340 undergraduate students at 美国大学,
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.
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
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.
Referrals to community organizations as needed
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.