Academic quality, student support among qualifications for inclusion in annual Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges 2015” ranking
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., December 15, 2014 - DeVry University has been recognized by the Military Times in its annual Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 ranking of top colleges for military service members and veterans. DeVry University was ranked 15th on the list of top online and nontraditional schools. Results, which factored in statistics from the U.S. Department of Education, are based on survey responses from hundreds of schools and data, including academic success measures.
“We are honored to provide an education to those men and women who have served our country,” said Robert Paul, president of DeVry University. “From online classes and flexible scheduling options to specialized admissions, financial aid and career services advisors, we recognize the unique needs of active-duty military members, veterans and their families. We strive to provide these outstanding individuals with the skills and education they need to either enter or advance in their chosen fields, and to set them on the pathway to achieving their career goals.”
Colleges and universities selected for inclusion in Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 were evaluated in five categories: university culture, academic quality, student support, academic policies and financial aid.
DeVry University’s Commitment to the Military Community
For more than 80 years, DeVry University has helped military members, veterans and their families achieve their career goals through education–from training Army Air Corps instructors on electronic devices in the 1940s to being one of the first schools approved to accept the original GI Bill®1 after World War II.
Today, DeVry University helps veteran and active-duty military students make higher education a reality through year-round scheduling, distance learning and degree programs that provide a solid foundation for career success. DeVry also offers special tuition rates for eligible military personnel and their spouses.
To learn more about the options for veterans and military students at DeVry, visit: www.devry.edu/admissions/military.html. To access the full Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 rankings, visit: www.militarytimes.com/bestforvets-colleges2015.
About DeVry University
DeVry University’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. Founded in 1931, the university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online covering 34 different career fields within its five distinguished colleges of study: Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology. The university is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org. DeVry University provides an education that prepares its students for a lifetime of success with dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to their students’ academic success. Its highly credentialed faculty members work in the fields that they teach, providing real-world experiences that prepare students for in-demand careers.
With more than 85 locations in the U.S., DeVry University is one of the largest private-sector universities in North America. The university is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. Find DeVry University on Twitter @DeVryUniv and Facebook at /DEVRYUNIVERSITY, or visit newsroom.devry.edu.
1 GI Bill is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
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