Benedict College

Benedict College Veteran Services & Resources

Is Benedict College 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. So we've gathered facts about Benedict College veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. 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: Benedict College G.I. Bill Information

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

How Does Benedict College Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual publishes its Best Schools for Veterans ranking on an annual basis. This list identifies colleges and universities that support veterans as they pursue their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Benedict College at #1,821.The school also ranked #42 in our Best for Vets in South Carolina ranking.

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

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,238
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,148

You can also see how specific majors at Benedict College 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 General Human Development & Family Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 86
Best General Human Development & Family Studies Colleges for Veterans 96
Best Human Development & Family Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 143
Best Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 172
Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 205
Best Human Development & Family Studies Colleges for Veterans 253
Best Criminal Justice Colleges for Veterans 283
Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Veterans 312
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 524
Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 542

How Many Veterans Go to Benedict College?

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

According to the VA, there are 77 G.I. Bill® students at Benedict College. Around 4.45% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Benedict College is 1,731. 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 Benedict College

Benedict College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys 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 Benedict College Give Credit for Military Training?

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

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

Benedict College Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

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

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Benedict College

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

References

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