Mars Hill University

Mars Hill University Veteran Services & Resources

Is Mars Hill University 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 Mars Hill University 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: Mars Hill University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Mars Hill:

How Does Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill University at #1,678.The school also ranked #60 in our Best for Vets in North Carolina ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Mars Hill did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,179
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 934

You can also see how specific majors at Mars Hill fared when compared to the same major 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 Other Special Education & Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 25
Best Zoology/Animal Biology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 30
Best Zoology/Animal Biology Colleges for Veterans 31
Best Other Special Education & Teaching Colleges for Veterans 49
Best Zoology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 56
Best Zoology Colleges for Veterans 72
Best Criminal Justice Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 97
Best Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 185
Best Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 188
Best Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching Colleges for Veterans 219

How Many Veterans Go to Mars Hill?

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

According to the VA, there are 36 G.I. Bill® students at Mars Hill. The school has a total enrollment of 1,049 students. This means that around 3.43% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford 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 Mars Hill

Mars Hill University 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 Mars Hill Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, Mars Hill does not offer college credit for life experience.

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

Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill.

Complaints to the VA About Mars Hill

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


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