DENVER, Colo., (September
17, 2012) —Victory
Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into
civilian life, has named Jones International University® (JIU®) to
its annual Military Friendly Schools ® list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools
® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools
that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members,
veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus
on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ® shows JIU’s commitment to
providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins,
Director for G.I. Jobs and Vice
President at Victory Media. “As
interest in education grows we’re thrilled to provide the military community
with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools,”
Collins continued. Complete survey
methodology is available at http://www.militaryfriendlyschools.com/Article/methodology-press-kit
Military Friendly Schools ® media and website, found at www.militaryfriendlyschools.com,
feature the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military
students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences. The colleges, universities and trade schools
on this year’s list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention
of students with military experience.
believes that a dynamic, relevant and
focused education is critical to advancing military careers, preparing troops
for a career post-military, or empowering veterans to leverage past military
experience in their chosen profession,” stated Dr. Milton Goldberg, Chancellor
in its fourth year, the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ® was compiled
through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 12,000
VA-approved schools nationwide. The survey tabulation process, methodology and
weightings that comprise the 2013 list were independently verified by Ernst and
Young LLP. Each year schools taking the
survey are held to a higher standard than the previous year via improved
methodology, criteria and weightings developed with the assistance of an
Academic Advisory Board (AAB) consisting of educators from schools across the
country. A full list of board members
can be found at www.militaryfriendlyschools.com/board.
full story and detailed list of 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® will be
highlighted in the annual G.I. Jobs Guide to Military Friendly Schools ®,
distributed in print and digital format to hundreds of thousands of active and
former military personnel in early October.
The Guide and associated media
will also be featured at the Carrier Classic college basketball game on Nov. 9,
between Ohio State and Marquette on the deck of the USS Yorktown. Both participating schools are on this year’s list of
Military Friendly Schools ®.
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International University®, Ltd. (JIU®)
the pioneer in online education, Jones International University, offers an
unparalleled online educational experience that provides essential tools and
strategies for career starters, career changers, and career advancers around
the globe. JIU offers an array of online undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral
degrees and professional certificate programs in the fields of business
administration, education, and business communication and employs some of the
greatest minds from many of the world’s leading universities.
Victory Media Inc.
Media is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business founded in 2001.
Victory’s free, data-driven, Military Friendly ® lists can be found at www.gijobs.com/2012Top100,
Victory’s lists are also published in G.I.
Jobs, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur
magazines, republished in national and local periodicals and are frequently
cited on national and local TV stations.