Medgar Evers College Veteran Services & Resources
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:
- Number of Veterans
- Federal Program Participation
- Credit for Military Training
- VA Complaints
How Does Medgar Rank for Veterans?
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.
|Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans||683|
|Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||1,136|
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.
|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)|
|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.|
|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?
Medgar may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.
Medgar Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)
Complaints to the VA About Medgar
There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.
- National Center for Education Statistics
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
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