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Is Alaska Pacific University a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. We've assembled this Alaska Pacific University veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Alaska Pacific University G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on Alaska Pacific Includes:

How Does Alaska Pacific Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Alaska Pacific University at #1,546.The school also ranked #4 in our Best for Vets in Alaska ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Alaska Pacific did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 921
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,105
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 942
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 596

You can also see how specific majors at Alaska Pacific fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Outdoor Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Outdoor Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Counseling Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Outdoor Education Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Outdoor Education Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Counseling Psychology Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 54
Best Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 69
Best Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 71
Best Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 71
Best Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Colleges for Veterans 72

How Many Veterans Go to Alaska Pacific?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

The VA reports that there are 59 G.I. Bill® students at Alaska Pacific. Around 11.97% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Alaska Pacific is 493. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Alaska Pacific

Alaska Pacific University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Alaska Pacific Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, Alaska Pacific may offer offer credit for that. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Alaska Pacific might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Alaska Pacific Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Alaska Pacific for the following armed services:

  • Air Force

Complaints to the VA About Alaska Pacific

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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