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Is City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X 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. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X 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 - Malcolm X College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Malcolm X College:

How Does Malcolm X College Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College at #1,197.The school also ranked #40 in our Best for Vets in Illinois 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. The table below shows how Malcolm X College fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 565

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Malcolm X College ranked compared to those 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 Health Information Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best Biological & Physical Science Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 34
Best Biological & Physical Sciences Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 34
Best Child Care Provider/Assistant Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 36
Best Child Care Provider/Assistant Colleges for Veterans 38
Best Surgical Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 54
Best Surgical Technology Colleges for Veterans 55
Best Radiologic Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 68
Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 70
Best Respiratory Care Therapy Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 71

How Many Veterans Go to Malcolm X College?

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.

According to the VA, there are 99 G.I. Bill® students at Malcolm X College. Around 1.36% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Malcolm X College is 7,273. 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 Malcolm X College

City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys 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 Malcolm X College Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Malcolm X College may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Check with the school for more details.

If you have specialized military training, Malcolm X College may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Malcolm X 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 Malcolm X College.

Complaints to the VA About Malcolm X College

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.


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