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Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans for fifth consecutive year
For the fifth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Berkeley College among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans.
Recognized as a leading source for college rankings, U.S. News & World Report rates schools on factors such as student engagement; faculty credentials and training; and student services and technology. More than 440 military students and veterans are currently enrolled at Berkeley and over 170 graduated from the College last year.
“Berkeley has a longstanding commitment to veterans and their families,” said Ed Dennis, Assistant Vice President, Office of Military and Veteran Affairs at Berkeley College. “From specially trained counselors and advisors to on-site and online Veterans Resource Centers, we provide a great deal of support to help our veterans prepare for post-military success.”
Yusef Brown, a Legal Studies major who served in the U.S. Army, agrees, “Berkeley made my transition from military to college life extremely smooth. Having so many other veterans here has been a big help.”
Berkeley College has received numerous awards and recognitions for Military/Veteran programs, including: Top 10 Military Friendly College by GI Jobs Magazine for 2017; Best for Vets College by Military Times 2013, 2014, and 2017; Military Friendly College by GI Jobs Magazine 2010-2014, 2016, and 2017; Military Friendly College by Military Advanced Education Magazine 2010-2015 and 2017.
Berkeley is also a proud supporter of the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program. Our Veterans Affairs associates are trained in GI Bill regulations and financial aid matters. Advisors with military experience are available to assist with applications, enrollment, credit for prior learning, and tutoring, as well as information about a wide range of veterans’ benefits and issues.
For more information on Berkeley’s services and resources for servicemembers and their families, please visit our Veteran's page.
The views and/or opinions in this article are those of the individuals interviewed. The academic achievements and/or employment outcomes described in this article are specific to each individual, and are not a guarantee of similar results for past or current students. For up-to-date and detailed information, please visit berkeleycollege.edu, and view our catalogs at berkeleycollege.edu/publications.