If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College 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: City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College GI Bill® Information
Info in This Veterans Report on Harold Washington College:
City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College was not ranked on the <nil> [Best Schools for Veterans list[(/rankings/veterans). This could be due to a number of reasons, including insufficent data.
A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.
According to the VA, there are 211 GI Bill® students at Harold Washington College. Since the total enrollment at the school is 6,479, approximately 3.26% of the students at Harold Washington College are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students 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). It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.
City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College participates in the following federal programs for vets.
|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)|
|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.|
|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.|
City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College does have a student veterans group.
Harold Washington College may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.
Our data shows that Harold Washington College has not received 1 complaints at the VA.The reasons for these complaints are summarized in the table below.Note that the numbers for the classification of complaints may not add up the number of total complaints since a single complaint may be for multiple reasons.
|Complaint Type||Number of Complaints|
|Quality of Education||0|
|Change in Degree Requirements||0|
|Post-Graduation Job Opportunities||0|
|Release of Transcripts||1|
Notes and References
More about our data sources and methodologies.
**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.