California State University - Stanislaus

California State University - Stanislaus Veteran Services & Resources

Is California State University - Stanislaus 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. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about California State University - Stanislaus 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: California State University - Stanislaus G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on Stan State:

How Does Stan State 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.

California State University - Stanislaus was ranked #965 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #51 in our Best for Vets in California 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 Stan State did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 829
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 537
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 456

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Stan State ranked compared to those 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 Genetic Counseling/Counselor Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best General Physical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Physical Science Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Genetic Counseling/Counselor Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Community College Education Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Community College Education Colleges for Veterans 16
Best General Physical Sciences Colleges for Veterans 25
Best Physical Science Colleges for Veterans 25
Best Agriculture Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 52
Best General Agriculture Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 52

How Many Veterans Go to Stan State?

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 163 G.I. Bill® students at Stan State. Around 1.46% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Stan State is 11,163. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

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). 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 Stan State

California State University - Stanislaus participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
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
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.

Does Stan State Give Credit for Military Training?

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

If you have specialized military training, Stan State may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Stan State 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 Stan State.

Complaints to the VA About Stan State

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


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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