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Austin College Veteran Services & Resources

Is Austin College a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Austin College veteran students. 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: Austin College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Austin College:

How Does Austin College Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

Austin College was ranked #1,996 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #104 in our Best for Vets in Texas ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. Below you'll find how Austin College did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,347
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,033

You can also see how specific majors at Austin College fared when compared to the same major at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best French Language Teacher Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Spanish Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19
Best International Economics Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19
Best East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Colleges for Veterans 19
Best International Economics Colleges for Veterans 24
Best French Language Teacher Education Colleges for Veterans 26
Best Physical Education Teaching & Coaching Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 88
Best East Asian Languages Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 91
Best East Asian Languages Colleges for Veterans 96

How Many Veterans Go to Austin College?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 17 G.I. Bill® students at Austin College. The school has a total enrollment of 1,302 students. This means that around 1.31% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Austin College

Austin College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence 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
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.

Does Austin College Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Austin College does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Austin College does not offer credit for military training.

Austin College Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Austin College.

Complaints to the VA About Austin College

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.

References

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