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Is Dyersburg State Community 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 Dyersburg State Community 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: Dyersburg State Community College G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on DSCC:

How Does DSCC Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Dyersburg State Community College at #1,659.The school also ranked #31 in our Best for Vets in Tennessee 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 DSCC did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 919

You can also see how specific majors at DSCC 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 Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 29
Best Other Health Professions Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 29
Best Other Health Professions Colleges for Veterans 145
Best Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Colleges for Veterans 145
Best Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 208
Best Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician Colleges for Veterans 215
Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 325
Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Colleges for Veterans 339
Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 368
Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 397

How Many Veterans Go to DSCC?

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.

According to the VA, there are 71 G.I. Bill® students at DSCC. Around 2.68% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at DSCC is 2,650. 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.

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 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 DSCC

Dyersburg State Community 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 DSCC Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, DSCC may offer offer credit for that. Check with the school for more details.

DSCC may consider your military experience and give college credit. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

DSCC 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 DSCC.

Complaints to the VA About DSCC

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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