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Is City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College a Good School for Veterans?

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. So we've gathered facts about City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King 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: City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Kennedy-King College:

How Does Kennedy-King College 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 City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College at #1,671.The school also ranked #69 in our Best for Vets in Illinois ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how Kennedy-King College fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 928

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Kennedy-King College ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Other Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Other Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Building Management & Inspection Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 19
Best Building Management & Inspection Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Construction Trades Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 42
Best Construction Trades Colleges for Veterans 43
Best Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef Colleges for Veterans 54
Best Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 54
Best Culinary Arts/Chef Training Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 119
Best Culinary Arts/Chef Training Colleges for Veterans 120

How Many Veterans Go to Kennedy-King College?

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.

The VA reports that there are 76 G.I. Bill® students at Kennedy-King College. The school has a total enrollment of 1,878 students. This means that around 4.05% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford 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.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes 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.

Federal Veteran Programs at Kennedy-King College

City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King 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 Kennedy-King College Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Kennedy-King College may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Kennedy-King College might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Kennedy-King College 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 Kennedy-King College.

Complaints to the VA About Kennedy-King College

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

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