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U.S. News names Texas Wesleyan among top colleges for veterans

12.02.2013 | By: Texas Wesleyan University
Texas Wesleyan Veterans Club

Texas Wesleyan has earned another top-tier ranking from U.S. News & World Report, this time for its commitment to helping military veterans ease the burden of applying, paying for and completing their college degrees.

In the inaugural Best Colleges for Veterans rankings, Texas Wesleyan was listed as the No. 11 school out of all the regional universities in the west. The honor comes just two months after the university was ranked in the No. 1 tier of regional universities in the west for the fourth consecutive year.

"It's a tremendous honor for Texas Wesleyan to continue to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report," said President Frederick G. Slabach. "With our inclusion in this inaugural ranking, we are setting a standard for our dedication to serving the men and women who so bravely serve our nation."

What makes us a great choice for veterans?

  • We provide important student services to veterans, from disability services and professional counseling to career services and academic tutoring.
  • Our small class sizes allow veteran students the opportunity to build relationships with highly trained faculty and succeed academically.
  • Our financial aid office employs an Army veteran as a certifying official to assist veterans with their unique funding issues.
  • We've been recognized as one of Victory Media's Military Friendly Schools for four consecutive years.

What benefits are available?

  • If you’re a veteran or a dependent, Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits can cover the cost of a private education.
  • Depending on your military training experience, you could be eligible for class credit.
  • Upon graduation, you’ll be recognized for your service with honor cords and a service pin.

About the ranking

U.S. News developed the new rankings to help veterans purse a college education under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The ranking included 232 national and regional colleges and universities.

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