Augusta University named a 2017 “Best for Vets” university

Augusta University has been ranked a 2017 “Best for Vets” university according to a recent report from the Military Times.

The eighth annual rankings, the result of a comprehensive school-by-school survey of offerings for veteran and military students, take into account factors such as academic achievement, amenities provided and tuition.

Amanda Miller, editor of Military Times’ Best for Vets, said the ultimate goal of the rankings is to improve campus and educational offerings for veterans and military students.

“We limit our list to encourage competition, and we genuinely hope this helps raise the bar for veterans on campus,” she said.

Carol Giardina, director of military and veterans services, said the ranking sends an important message to our veterans.

“It’s incredibly important that veterans make the right educational choice because their benefits are limited and they expire,” she said. “A Best for Vets ranking… tells veterans that we have the services and policies veterans need to make a successful transition to a brick and mortar campus.”

Click here to view the full rankings and survey methodology.

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