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Dalton State College Veteran Services & Resources

Is Dalton State College a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Dalton State 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: Dalton State College G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on DSC:

How Does DSC 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 Dalton State College at #1,462.The school also ranked #41 in our Best for Vets in Georgia ranking.

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

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 709
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,094

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at DSC 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 Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Respiratory Care Therapy Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 61
Best General Health & Wellness Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 86
Best Interior Design Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 95
Best General Health & Wellness Colleges for Veterans 113
Best Supply Chain Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 115
Best Radiologic Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 130

How Many Veterans Go to DSC?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

The VA reports that there are 81 G.I. Bill® students at DSC. Since the total enrollment at the school is 4,794, approximately 1.69% of the students at DSC are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America 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. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at DSC

Dalton State College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
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)
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 DSC Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
DSC might offer college credit for knowledge you have gained from life experience. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

DSC might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

DSC 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 DSC.

Complaints to the VA About DSC

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


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