Broward College Named Military Friendly School for 2014
LAUDERDALE, FL (September 20, 2013) – For the fifth
consecutive year Broward College has been included in the Military Friendly
Schools List. The list, presented by Victory Media, recognizes the top 20
percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country doing the
most to recruit and retrain military service members, veterans and their
spouses as students, and ensure their success on campus.
student military personnel, veterans and their families, Broward College provides
a variety of academic, advisement and financial support, including priority
registration, accelerated learning options and credit for military experience.
In addition, Broward College provides veterans affairs coordinators at each
campus, career counseling and advising.
College is honored to be recognized for embracing America’s service members,
veterans and their families by providing a supportive educational environment
for academic and career success,” said Broward College President J. David
Armstrong, Jr. “We will continue to offer innovative and accessible ways to
provide support and higher education opportunities for those who serve and
protect our country.”
The Military Friendly Schools list was compiled through extensive
research and a data-driven survey of more than 10,000 schools nationwide
approved for Veterans Administration tuition funding. The survey results that
comprise the 2014 list were independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP,
based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media.
This year’s Military Friendly Schools list criteria also
incorporated a survey of more than 4,000 student veterans. This feedback
provides prospective military students with insight into the student veteran
experience at particular institutions based on reviews from current students.
Broward College is ranked as one of the top ten community colleges in the
nation by the Aspen Institute. Serving more than 68,000 students annually,
Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year
university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees
in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality
educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a
diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.