Chestnut Hill College

Chestnut Hill College Veteran Services & Resources

Is Chestnut Hill 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. So we've gathered facts about Chestnut Hill 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: Chestnut Hill College G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on CHC Includes:

How Does CHC 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 Chestnut Hill College at #1,317.The school also ranked #67 in our Best for Vets in Pennsylvania 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 CHC did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,036
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 823
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 559

You can also see how specific majors at CHC 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 Montessori Teacher Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Montessori Teacher Education Colleges for Veterans 5
Best System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Accounting and Business/Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 18
Best Other Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting & Related Protective Services Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 20
Best General Human Services Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 22
Best Human Services Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 22
Best Information Technology Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 22
Best Business/Corporate Communications Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 23

How Many Veterans Go to CHC?

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 43 G.I. Bill® students at CHC. There are 1,528 students enrolled at CHC. This means that approximately 2.81% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. 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 CHC

Chestnut Hill College 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 CHC Give Credit for Military Training?

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

CHC may consider your military experience and give college credit. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

CHC 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 CHC.

Complaints to the VA About CHC

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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