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College of the Sequoias Veteran Services & Resources

Is College of the Sequoias 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 College of the Sequoias 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: College of the Sequoias G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on College of the Sequoias:

How Does College of the Sequoias 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.

College of the Sequoias was ranked #1,562 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #90 in our Best for Vets in California ranking.

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

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 841

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at College of the Sequoias 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 Athletic Training Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Corrections Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 27
Best Humanities Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 28
Best Corrections Colleges for Veterans 38
Best Fire Prevention & Safety Technology/Technician Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 74
Best Fire Prevention & Safety Technology/Technician Colleges for Veterans 76
Best Humanities Colleges for Veterans 109
Best Physical Therapy Assistant Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 112
Best Criminal Justice Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 112
Best Physical Therapy Assistant Colleges for Veterans 113

How Many Veterans Go to College of the Sequoias?

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.

The VA reports that there are 201 G.I. Bill® students at College of the Sequoias. There are 12,571 students enrolled at College of the Sequoias. This means that approximately 1.60% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. 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.

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 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 College of the Sequoias

College of the Sequoias 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.

College of the Sequoias does have a student veterans group.

Does College of the Sequoias Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
College of the Sequoias may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

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

College of the Sequoias 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 College of the Sequoias.

Complaints to the VA About College of the Sequoias

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

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