City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College Veteran Services & Resources
Is City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College 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 City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman 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 - Harry S Truman College GI Bill® Information
What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Harry S Truman College:
- Number of Veterans
- Federal Program Participation
- Credit for Military Training
- VA Complaints
How Does Harry S Truman College Rank for Veterans?
City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College was not included in this year's [Best Schools for Veterans ranking[(/rankings/veterans). This could be due to a number of reasons, including insufficent data.
How Many Veterans Go to Harry S Truman College?
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 52 GI Bill® students at Harry S Truman College. The school has a total enrollment of 5,186 students. This means that around 1.00% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. 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 Harry S Truman College
City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman 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 - Harry S Truman College does have a student veterans group.
Does Harry S Truman College Give Credit for Military Training?
Harry S Truman College may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.
Harry S Truman College Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)
Complaints to the VA About Harry S Truman College
There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.
Notes and References
- 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.
**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.
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