Catholic Distance University Veteran Services & Resources
Is Catholic Distance University 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 Catholic Distance University 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: Catholic Distance University G.I. Bill Information
Info in This Veterans Report on CDU:
- Number of Veterans
- Federal Program Participation
- Credit for Military Training
- VA Complaints
How Does CDU Rank for Veterans?
How Many Veterans Go to CDU?
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 18 G.I. Bill® students at CDU. Around 10.00% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at CDU is 180. 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 CDU
Catholic Distance University participates in the following federal programs for vets.
|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)|
|Referrals to community organizations as needed.|
Does CDU Give Credit for Military Training?
CDU might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.
CDU Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)
Complaints to the VA About CDU
Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.
- National Center for Education Statistics
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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