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Is Clarion University of Pennsylvania 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. So we've gathered facts about Clarion University of Pennsylvania 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: Clarion University of Pennsylvania G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Clarion University:

How Does Clarion University Rank for Veterans?

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To help identify those institutions that do a stellar job at supporting veterans, College Factual produces its Best Schools for Veterans list each year.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Clarion University of Pennsylvania at #694.The school also ranked #36 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 Clarion University did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 268
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 613
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 523
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 413

You can also see how specific majors at Clarion University 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 Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Social Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Other Industrial Production Technologies Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 8
Best Physical Fitness Technician Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Labor & Industrial Relations Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Physical Fitness Technician Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Labor & Industrial Relations Colleges for Veterans 12
Best Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 13

How Many Veterans Go to Clarion University?

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 129 G.I. Bill® students at Clarion University. Around 2.89% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Clarion University is 4,465. 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 Clarion University

Clarion University of Pennsylvania 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 Clarion University Give Credit for Military Training?

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

Clarion University might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Clarion University Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Clarion University does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Clarion University

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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