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Is Bossier Parish Community 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. We've assembled this Bossier Parish Community College 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: Bossier Parish Community College G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on Bossier Parish Community College Includes:

How Does Bossier Parish Community College 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 Bossier Parish Community College at #1,241.The school also ranked #21 in our Best for Vets in Louisiana 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. The table below shows how Bossier Parish Community College fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 595

You can also see how specific majors at Bossier Parish Community 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 Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Hospital & Health Care Facilities Administration/Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Information Technology Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Mining & Petroleum Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Petroleum Technology/Technician Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Mining & Petroleum Technology Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Petroleum Technology/Technician Colleges for Veterans 10
Best General Information Science Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 12
Best Information Science Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 12

How Many Veterans Go to Bossier Parish Community 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.

According to the VA, there are 420 G.I. Bill® students at Bossier Parish Community College. The school has a total enrollment of 6,090 students. This means that around 6.90% 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 Bossier Parish Community College

Bossier Parish Community College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
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
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.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
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.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Bossier Parish Community College does have a student veterans group.

Does Bossier Parish Community College Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Bossier Parish Community College may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Check with the school for more details.

Bossier Parish Community College may consider your military experience and give college credit. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Bossier Parish Community 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 Bossier Parish Community College.

Complaints to the VA About Bossier Parish Community College

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

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