G.I. Jobs has named the University of Redlands School of Business a “2012 Military-Friendly School “ and ranked the School in the top 15 percent nationally for offering the best education, value and welcome to military students.
The ranking recognizes top colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students.
“For several decades now the University of Redlands School of Business has actively partnered with the United States armed forces in providing quality business education to the men and women who serve this country with such dedication, and we are proud to be recognized our past work, and plan to extend for that tradition in the years to come,” said Stuart Noble-Goodman, dean of the School of Business.
Factors weighed in the ranking process include:
- Academics—the School of Business is approved for veterans training, has regional accreditation and gives ACE credit for military training and experience.
- Financial benefits—the School of Business offers tuition discounts for military students and scholarships and tuition discounts to veterans, allows military students called to active service the opportunity to return to school without penalty, and participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program.
- Flexibility—the School of Business offers evening and weekend programs at eight locations throughout southern California.
- Support—the School of Business has full-time veteran counselors /advisors on staff who assist veterans with certification, career services, and campus/social networking events.
“Our national ranking makes clear that we welcome our veterans and military students to the University of Redlands,” said University President James Appleton. “Our traditional, residential campus in Redlands, combined with our Schools across southern California, offer the wide array of options that ensures the best education, best value, and a hearty welcome to military students.”