Albany State University named a top Military Friendly School

Albany State University named a top Military Friendly SchoolALBANY, Ga. – Albany State University has been named a premier choice for military students in the 2018 list of Military Friendly ® Schools by Victory Media.

Military Friendly® Schools is a comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey completed by the school. For the first time, student survey data was taken into consideration for the designation. More than 1,300 schools participated in the 2017-2018 survey with 849 earning the designation.

Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by Victory Media with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining the institution’s survey scores with the assessment of the institution’s ability to meet thresholds for student retention, graduation, job placement, loan repayment, persistence (degree advancement or transfer) and loan default rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans.

Albany State earned the designation in 2009 and has continually maintained it.

The 2017-2018 Military Friendly® Schools list was published in the December issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at

For more information about Albany State University’s commitment to attracting and supporting military students, visit the list of VA Benefit programs at ASU.


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