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Is Clover Park Technical 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. We've assembled this Clover Park Technical College veteran's report to help you in your research. 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: Clover Park Technical College G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on CPTC:

How Does CPTC 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 Clover Park Technical College at #589.The school also ranked #13 in our Best for Vets in Washington ranking.

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

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 202

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at CPTC 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 General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Cosmetology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist Colleges for Veterans 1
Best General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Fire Systems Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Fire Systems Technology Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Cosmetology Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant Colleges for Veterans 1

How Many Veterans Go to CPTC?

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.

The VA reports that there are 592 G.I. Bill® students at CPTC. Around 16.49% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at CPTC is 3,591. 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.

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 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 CPTC

Clover Park Technical 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.

Clover Park Technical College does have a student veterans group.

Does CPTC Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, CPTC may offer offer credit for that. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

If you have specialized military training, CPTC may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

CPTC 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 CPTC.

Complaints to the VA About CPTC

Our data shows that CPTC has not received 1 complaints at the VA.The reasons for these complaints are summarized in the table below.Please note that the number of classified complaints may not equal the total, as one complaint might be for multiple reasons.

Complaint Type Number of Complaints
Financial Issues 0
Quality of Education 0
Refund Issues 0
Recruiting/Marketing Practices 0
Acceditation 0
Change in Degree Requirements 0
Student Loans 0
Grade Policy 0
Credit Transfers 0
Post-Graduation Job Opportunities 0
Release of Transcripts 0
Other 0


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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