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Is Columbus 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 Columbus 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: Columbus Technical College G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on Columbus Technical College:

How Does Columbus Technical 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.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Columbus Technical College at #978.The school also ranked #24 in our Best for Vets in Georgia 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 Columbus Technical College did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 423

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Columbus Technical College 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 Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Information Technology Project Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Data Processing Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Data Processing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Information Technology Project Management Colleges for Veterans 23
Best Data Processing Colleges for Veterans 30
Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 30

How Many Veterans Go to Columbus Technical 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 665 G.I. Bill® students at Columbus Technical College. The school has a total enrollment of 2,999 students. This means that around 22.17% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. 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 Columbus Technical College

Columbus 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.

Does Columbus Technical College Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Columbus Technical College may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Check with the school for more details.

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

Columbus Technical 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 Columbus Technical College.

Complaints to the VA About Columbus Technical College

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


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