Colby - Sawyer College

Colby - Sawyer College Veteran Services & Resources

Is Colby - Sawyer 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. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Colby - Sawyer 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: Colby - Sawyer College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Colby - Sawyer:

How Does Colby - Sawyer Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

Colby - Sawyer College was ranked #2,272 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #16 in our Best for Vets in New Hampshire 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 Colby - Sawyer did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,508

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Colby - Sawyer 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 Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 72
Best General Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 72
Best General Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges for Veterans 87
Best Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges for Veterans 87
Best General Public Health Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 161
Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 184
Best Graphic Design Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 202
Best Environmental Science Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 207
Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges for Veterans 208
Best Environmental Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 210

How Many Veterans Go to Colby - Sawyer?

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.

According to the VA, there are 12 G.I. Bill® students at Colby - Sawyer. The school has a total enrollment of 910 students. This means that around 1.32% 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.

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 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 Colby - Sawyer

Colby - Sawyer College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence 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.
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.

Does Colby - Sawyer Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Colby - Sawyer does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Colby - Sawyer does not offer credit for military training.

Colby - Sawyer Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Colby - Sawyer for the following armed services:

  • Air Force
  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Colby - Sawyer

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


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