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

Info in This Veterans Report on Columbia-Greene Community College:

How Does Columbia-Greene Community College Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

Columbia-Greene Community College was ranked #1,826 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #118 in our Best for Vets in New York 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 Columbia-Greene Community College did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,032

You can also see how specific majors at Columbia-Greene Community College 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 Humanities Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 42
Best Criminal Justice Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 106
Best Humanities Colleges for Veterans 124
Best Medical/Clinical Assistant Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 211
Best Medical/Clinical Assistant Colleges for Veterans 212
Best General Business/Commerce Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 261
Best General Business/Commerce Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 261
Best Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 276
Best Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping Colleges for Veterans 282
Best Criminal Justice Colleges for Veterans 294

How Many Veterans Go to Columbia-Greene Community College?

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 29 G.I. Bill® students at Columbia-Greene Community College. Around 2.01% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Columbia-Greene Community College is 1,445. 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.

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 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 Columbia-Greene Community College

Columbia-Greene Community College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
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
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Columbia-Greene Community College does have a student veterans group.

Does Columbia-Greene Community College Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Columbia-Greene Community College might offer college credit for knowledge you have gained from life experience. Check with the school for more details.

Columbia-Greene Community College may consider your military experience and give college credit. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Columbia-Greene Community College 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 Columbia-Greene Community College.

Complaints to the VA About Columbia-Greene Community College

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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