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Higher Education Issue Featured Schools LIU Post

720 Northern Blvd.

Brookville, NY 11548

Founded In 1954, Accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Veteran Assistance Contact: Adam M. Grohman; Associate Dean of Students; | (516) 299-2256

Yellow Ribbon Participant: Yes

LIU Post is one of the most beautiful, historic and scholarly settings in the country. Our 307-acre campus is located on the North Shore of Long Island, in the village of Brookville, which is ranked among the most desirable communities in America. The campus is just 50 minutes from the corporate and entertainment capital of the world, New York City. LIU Post offers more than 260 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs to 8,800 students from every part of the world. Our academic programs carry elite accreditations, signifying they meet the highest standards of quality.

All undergraduate and graduate programs at LIU Post are registered with the New York State Education Department. In addition to the entire university, various other academic programs in the College of Education, Information and Technology are specially accredited by professional organizations, signifying they meet the highest standards of educational quality as determined by leaders in the field.

Higher Education Issue Featured Schools“My journey started in 2010 and the sole reason that I am going to school is the dedication of LIU Post and the Office of Military and Veteran Affairs. Without LIU’s knowledge and Adam Grohman’s desire to help veterans, myself and many other students would get frustrated and quit school. It is only with LIU’s love of veterans that so many veterans are in college today.” - Michael Knauer, USCG Veteran.



Higher Education Issue Featured SchoolsNorwich University Online

158 Harmon Dr.

Northfield, VT 05663

Founded In 1819, Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

Veteran Assistance Contact: Michael Anton; | (802) 485-2851

Most Popular Degree Programs for Veterans:

Bachelor’s: Criminal Justice; Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis

Master’s: MA in Diplomacy; MA in Military History; MBA; MS in Leadership

Yellow Ribbon Participant: Yes

As the nation’s oldest private military college, Norwich University has proudly educated leaders in the military and private sectors for almost 200 years. We offer online bachelor’s degree completion and master’s degree programs designed for working adults looking to build on their military experience and earn the credentials needed to help advance or transition their careers.

Recognized as one of the nation’s most military friendly schools, Norwich understands the dynamics of being both a student and service member. We provide an extensive support system to help you every step of the way. We consistently rank among the top schools in online delivery of education by U.S. News & World Report.

Our online platform is designed to give students the flexibility they need to succeed. The small class sizes ensure personal interaction with faculty - many of whom have also served. At Norwich we value your military experience. You could receive up to 84 semester credits for bachelor’s programs from military training and education, helping you earn a reputable degree online in less than two years. Visit

Higher Education Issue Featured Schools“I feel privileged to have the chance to get a degree in a relevant discipline and that an educational institution, with an established and historic reputation for excellence in academia, let me be a part of it all. I place my experience at Norwich with my many accomplishments in the military - at the highest place.” - Terry Cole, Norwich University Alumnus



Higher Education Issue Featured Schools St. Bonaventure University

3261 West State Rd.

St. Bonaventure, NY 14778

Founded in 1858

Accredited by Middle States; NCATE; AACSB


Veteran Assistance Contact: Monica Emery; Director of Recruitment; | (716) 375-2455

Most Popular Degree Programs for Veterans: Master’s in Strategic Leadership; Business; History; Management

Yellow Ribbon Participant: Yes

St. Bonaventure University is a Yellow Ribbon school, helping post-9/11 veterans, or their children, attend SBU tuition-free through the G.I. Education Enhancement Programs. It’s one of the reasons the university has been recognized by G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School, a distinction reserved for only 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools across the nation.

St. Bonaventure encourages independent study, critical analysis and original expression. Our professors are committed and approachable faculty who dedicate themselves to making connections - among themselves, their courses and, most importantly, their students.

Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, and journalism and mass communication. Outside the classroom, students have an array of opportunities, including service, career-oriented and academic clubs; intramural, club and Division I sports; and centers for fitness, art and ministries.

St. Bonaventure University cultivates graduates who are confident and creative communicators, collaborative leaders and team members, and innovative problem solvers who are respectful of themselves, others and the diverse world around them. That’s why we say our students are “becoming extraordinary”.

Higher Education Issue Featured Schools“Being a nontraditional student as well as a veteran, I found that I was part of what makes St. Bonaventure unique. It’s a diverse environment and I was free to explore the social, economic and political issues veterans face as we try to find where we fit into civilian life. St. Bonaventure is a great place for veterans to continue their education.” - Scott C. Warner, U.S. Marine Corps


Higher Education Issue Featured Schools University of Phoenix

1625 W. Fountainhead Pkwy.

Tempe, AZ 85282

Founded In 1976, Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, member of the North Central Association

Veteran Assistance Contact: Veterans Affairs Office 1625 W. Fountainhead Pkwy.; Mailstop: CF-S503; Tempe, AZ 85282 (877) 572-7232

Most Popular Degree Programs for Veterans: Master of Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Business; Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration; Bachelor of Science in Information Technology; Bachelor of Science in Health Administration; Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Yellow Ribbon Participant: Yes

Since its inception in 1976, University of Phoenix has dedicated itself to focusing on the needs of working adults who balance career, family, community and other life responsibilities. As a regionally accredited university, we’re proud to help the military community connect their education to civilian careers by offering a wide range of degree programs available online and at campuses and learning centers throughout the world. This helps the military community achieve their professional and educational goals no matter where they serve. Courses are conveniently accessible, yet academically rigorous, and applicable to today’s workplace.

University of Phoenix is staffed with dedicated Military Advisors, most with military backgrounds and all with one common purpose: to help military students navigate their financial options, and to support and guide them from enrollment to graduation.

We also have powerful career resources. Our Phoenix Career Guidance System™ allows students to review current and recent hiring demands in their local area, as well as the qualifications and education employers are seeking. Included in that system is our Military Skills Translator Tool, which helps match students to careers that align with their military skills.

Higher Education Issue Featured Schools“As I traveled up and down the I-10 to cover various breaking news, I saw these billboards that featured real people with the degrees they earned, and anecdotes as to why University of Phoenix worked for them as individuals. Those people represented what I wanted to be and where I wanted to go.” - Christina Brown, U.S. Air Force, Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist/TV producer

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