For the third year in a row, Saint Louis University has been named one of G.I. Jobs' "Military Friendly Schools." The publication's 2012 list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students.
Criteria for making the Military Friendly Schools list included efforts to recruit and retain military and veteran students, results in recruiting military and veteran students and academic accreditations. Learn more about the benefits SLU offers to student veterans at the Veterans Benefits web page.
Saint Louis University is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges consortium, which expands higher education opportunities for men and women in the armed forces.
SLU also is a member of the Yellow Ribbon program, which is part of the Post-9/11 GI Bill and funds tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate.
In addition, SLU offers credit for military service, and the University's School of Professional Studies actively recruits from Scott Air Force Base.
The Military Friendly Schools list was compiled through exhaustive research and polling of more than 7,000 schools nationwide. The latest list is available online at the G.I. Jobs web site.
About G.I. Jobs
G.I. Jobs is published by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business with headquarters in Pittsburgh. The company also publishes The Guide to Military Friendly Schools, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur magazines and annually rates the nation's "Military Friendly Employers," "Military Spouse Friendly Employers" and "Best Corporations for Veteran- Owned Businesses."
GI Jobs' Military Friendly Schools web page features interactive tools and search functionality to assist military veterans in choosing schools that best meet their educational needs.