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Is Medgar Evers 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. So we've gathered facts about Medgar Evers College 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: Medgar Evers College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Medgar:

How Does Medgar 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 Medgar Evers College at #1,499.The school also ranked #101 in our Best for Vets in New York ranking.

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

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 683
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,136

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Medgar 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 Public Administration Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Public Administration Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best General Physical Sciences Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Physical Science Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Physical Sciences Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Teacher Assistant/Aide Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Teacher Assistant/Aide Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Teaching Assistants Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Teaching Assistants Colleges for Veterans 18
Best Physical Science Colleges for Veterans 18

How Many Veterans Go to Medgar?

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 56 G.I. Bill® students at Medgar. Around 1.07% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Medgar is 5,237. 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 Medgar

Medgar Evers 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 Medgar Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, Medgar may offer offer credit for that. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Medgar may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Medgar 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 Medgar.

Complaints to the VA About Medgar

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


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