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Mount St. Joseph University

Mount St. Joseph University Veteran Services & Resources

Is Mount St. Joseph University 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 Mount St. Joseph University 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: Mount St. Joseph University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Mount St. Joe:

How Does Mount St. Joe Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual issues its Best Schools to Veterans ranking each year. This is a list of universities and colleges that do great work supporting veterans as they continue their studies.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Mount St. Joseph University at #322. This puts Mount St. Joe in the top 15% of the 2,459 schools on this list for providing vets with an excellent educational experience. The school also ranked #13 in our Best for Vets in Ohio 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 Mount St. Joe did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 301
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 266
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 266

You can also see how specific majors at Mount St. Joe 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 Pre-Physical Therapy Studies Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Organizational Behavior Studies Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Pre-Physical Therapy Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Other Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Clinical Nurse Leader Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Clinical Nurse Leader Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Other Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Other Marketing Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 12

How Many Veterans Go to Mount St. Joe?

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 44 G.I. Bill® students at Mount St. Joe. Since the total enrollment at the school is 2,031, approximately 2.17% of the students at Mount St. Joe are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for 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 Mount St. Joe

Mount St. Joseph University 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 Mount St. Joe Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, Mount St. Joe may offer offer credit for that. Check with the school for more details.

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

Mount St. Joe Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Mount St. Joe does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Air Force
  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Mount St. Joe

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


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