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Texas Wesleyan earns 2015 Military Friendly School distinction

09.25.2014 | By: Texas Wesleyan University
Texas Wesleyan University has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School® by Victory Media.

Texas Wesleyan University has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School® by Victory Media, keeping Texas Wesleyan in the top 15 percent of universities in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.

This is the fifth straight year that Texas Wesleyan has earned this distinction.

“We are honored to be recognized once again by Victory Media for our work to support military students and veterans,” President Frederick G. Slabach said. “Texas Wesleyan is committed to providing services and support to the men and women who serve our country.”

What makes Texas Wesleyan military friendly?

  • The Gold Zone program, which is designed to help veteran students navigate the college process.
  • Important student services for veterans, from disability services and professional counseling to career services and academic tutoring.
  • Small class sizes that allow veteran students the opportunity to build relationships with highly trained faculty and succeed academically.
  • Our financial aid office employs two certifying officials (one of whom is an Army veteran) to assist veterans with their unique funding issues.

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

The Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to support military students. The methodology used for making the Military Friendly Schools list has changed the student veteran landscape to one much more transparent, and has played a significant role over the past six years in capturing and advancing best practices to support military students across the country.

The Military Friendly Schools designation process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey of schools nationwide approved for Post-9/11 GI Bill funding. The school survey, methodology, criteria and weightings are developed with the assistance of an independent Academic Advisory Board comprised of educators from schools across the country. 

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