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2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate

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84,448 Degrees Awarded
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Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate

With all of the options veterans have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. Our mission at College Factual is to arm you with as much information as we can to help you make that decision. Our “Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate” ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

With 266,651 degrees handed out in 2020-2021, registered nursing is the 3rd most popular major in the United States.

At the associate degree level specifically, there were 84,448 registered nursing graduates with average earnings and debt of $35,806 and $19,336 respectively.

This year’s “Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate” ranking analyzed 862 colleges that offered a degree in registered nursing. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality registered nursing programs as well as strong veteran support.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the registered nursing program at the school, veteran affordability, and veteran satisfaction. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate

The following schools top our list of the Best “Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate”.

Top 25 Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans

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ECPI University
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Out of the 862 schools in the Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate that were part of this year’s ranking, ECPI University landed the #1 spot on the list. ECPI University is a fairly large private for-profit school situated in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It awarded 574 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

As a testament to the quality of education offered at ECPI University, the school also landed the #9 spot in our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” ranking.Among the 14,353 students enrolled at ECPI University, 12 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 9 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $8,344. In addition to receiving other benefits, 0 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. ECPI University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

[Read full report on veteran student life at ECPI University]](/colleges/ecpi-university/student-life/veterans/)

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Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Out of the 862 schools in the Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate that were part of this year’s ranking, Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale landed the #2 spot on the list. Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this fairly large private not-for-profit school handed out 601 diplomas to qualified associates’s registered nursing students in 2020-2021.

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list.According to our most recent data, Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale supports 20,330 students, and 75 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 56 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $17,004. On top of their other funding sources, 21 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale offers credit for military training for eligible students.

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Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, Connecticut

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Sacred Heart University. It ranked #3 on our 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. Located in Fairfield, Connecticut, this medium-sized private not-for-profit school handed out 67 degrees to qualified associates’s registered nursing students in 2020-2021.

Sacred Heart also made our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list, coming in at #5.Our most recent data shows that 139 of the 9,313 students enrolled at Sacred Heart University were GI Bill® students, of which 82 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $12,785. In addition to receiving other benefits, 35 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only [DEFAULT_RATE_STRING]%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%. Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

[Read full report on veteran student life at Sacred Heart]](/colleges/sacred-heart-university/student-life/veterans/)

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Troy University
Troy, Alabama

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Troy University. It ranked #4 on our 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. TROY is a fairly large public school situated in Troy, Alabama. It awarded 69 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

According to our most recent data, Troy University supports 16,497 students, and 1 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 2 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $1,250. During this same period, 0 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

Full Troy University Veteran Student Life Report

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Central Texas College
Killeen, Texas

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around if you attend Central Texas College. The school came in at #5 for the Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate. Central Texas College is located in Killeen, Texas and, has a medium-sized student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 68 associates’s registered nursing degrees to qualified students.

According to our most recent data, Central Texas College supports 10,173 students, and 3 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 3 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $2,142. In addition to receiving other benefits, 0 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

[Read full report on veteran student life at Central Texas College]](/colleges/central-texas-college/student-life/veterans/)

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Helene Fuld College of Nursing ranked #6 on this year’s Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. Located in New York, New York, this small private not-for-profit school handed out 373 diplomas to qualified associates’s registered nursing students in 2020-2021.

In addition to being on our associate degree vets studying registered nursing list, HFCN has also earned the #1 rank in our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” ranking.Of the 525 students enrolled at HFCN, 9 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 3 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $13,255. To help with additional expenses, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. HFCN offers credit for military training for eligible students.

The low undergrad student loan default rate of [DEFAULT_RATE_STRING]% is a good sign that students have an easier time paying off their loans than they might at other schools. For comparison, the national default rate is 10.1%.

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Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky

Western Kentucky University landed the #7 spot on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking. WKU is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky and, has a fairly large student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 101 associates’s registered nursing degrees to qualified students.

In addition to being on our associate degree vets studying registered nursing list, WKU has also earned the #23 rank in our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” ranking.Among the 17,517 students enrolled at WKU, 847 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 345 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $6,743. During this same period, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

[Read full report on veteran student life at WKU]](/colleges/western-kentucky-university/student-life/veterans/)

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Santa Fe College
Gainesville, Florida

Santa Fe College landed the #8 spot on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking. Santa Fe College is located in Gainesville, Florida and, has a fairly large student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 204 associates’s registered nursing degrees to qualified students.

In addition to being on this list, Santa Fe College is in the top on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools in this category.Among the 12,607 students enrolled at Santa Fe College, 541 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 265 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $1,561. On top of their other funding sources, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana

With a ranking of #9, Louisiana Tech University did quite well on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. This fairly large school is located in Ruston, Louisiana, and it awarded 76 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

Of the 11,126 students enrolled at Louisiana Tech, 29 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 26 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $2,493. In addition to receiving other benefits, 0 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

[Read full report on veteran student life at Louisiana Tech]](/colleges/louisiana-tech-university/student-life/veterans/)

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking. Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a fairly large public school situated in Natchitoches, Louisiana. It awarded 143 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

On top of its placing in this ranking, NSU also did well on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s ranked in the top 15% of all schools on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list.Of the 11,447 students enrolled at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 73 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 49 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $5,637. During this same period, 0 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Pittsburgh - Bradford
Bradford, Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh - Bradford did quite well in the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking, coming in at #11. Pitt Bradford is located in Bradford, Pennsylvania and, has a small student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 32 associates’s registered nursing degrees to qualified students.

According to our most recent data, Pitt Bradford supports 1,305 students, and 45 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 22 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $10,541. To help with additional expenses, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Pitt Bradford offers credit for military training for eligible students.

The undergrad student loan default rate at the school is [DEFAULT_RATE_STRING]%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

Full Pitt Bradford Veteran Student Life Report

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Goodwin College
East Hartford, Connecticut

Goodwin College landed the #12 spot on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking. Located in East Hartford, Connecticut, this small private not-for-profit school awarded 202 diplomas to qualified associates’s registered nursing students in 2020-2021.

As a testament to the quality of education it offers, Goodwin is also in the top of our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” ranking. It’s in the top 5% of all schools in this category.Of the 3,312 students enrolled at Goodwin, 107 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 71 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $14,237. To help with additional expenses, 9 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Marshall University
Huntington, West Virginia

With a ranking of #13, Marshall University did quite well on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. This fairly large school is located in Huntington, West Virginia, and it awarded 108 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

As a testament to the quality of education it offers, Marshall University is also in the top of our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” ranking. It’s in the top 10% of all schools in this category.Among the 11,958 students enrolled at Marshall University, 406 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 128 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $3,840. In addition to receiving other benefits, 10 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Broward College came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking. This large school is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and it awarded 303 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

BC also took the #16 spot in our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” ranking.Among the 33,243 students enrolled at BC, 1,018 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 645 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $2,167. To help with additional expenses, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. BC offers credit for military training for eligible students.

Full BC Veteran Student Life Report

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Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, Tennessee

Lincoln Memorial University ranked #15 on this year’s Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. Located in Harrogate, Tennessee, this medium-sized private not-for-profit school handed out 171 diplomas to qualified associates’s registered nursing students in 2020-2021.

In addition to being on this list, LMU is in the top on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools reviewed in that analysis.Our most recent data shows that 121 of the 4,885 students enrolled at LMU were GI Bill® students, of which 60 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $13,838. To help with additional expenses, 3 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

The undergrad student loan default rate at the school is [DEFAULT_RATE_STRING]%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

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Pensacola State College
Pensacola, Florida

Pensacola State College landed the #16 spot on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking. Pensacola State is a medium-sized school located in Pensacola, Florida that handed out 229 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

On top of its placing in this ranking, Pensacola State also did well on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s ranked in the top 10% of all schools on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list.According to our most recent data, Pensacola State College supports 9,226 students, and 1,141 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 573 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $1,679. On top of their other funding sources, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

Full Pensacola State Veteran Student Life Report

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock landed the #17 spot on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking. This medium-sized school is located in Little Rock, Arkansas, and it awarded 180 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

On top of its placing in this ranking, UA Little Rock also did well on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools reviewed in that analysis.According to our most recent data, UA Little Rock supports 8,899 students, and 24 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 14 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $7,247. During this same period, 0 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

Full University of Arkansas at Little Rock Veteran Student Life Report

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Albany State University
Albany, Georgia

Albany State University landed the #18 spot on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking. Albany State is located in Albany, Georgia and, has a medium-sized student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 153 associates’s registered nursing degrees to qualified students.

Albany State excels when it comes to registered nursing quality. It’s ranked in the top 10% of all schools on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list.Among the 6,509 students enrolled at Albany State, 327 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 70 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $2,905. During this same period, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

Full Albany State Veteran Student Life Report

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Excelsior College
Albany, New York

Excelsior College ranked #19 on this year’s Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. Located in Albany, New York, this fairly large private not-for-profit school awarded 1,522 diplomas to qualified associates’s registered nursing students in 2020-2021.

Excelsior College not only placed well in this ranking. It is also #4 on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list.Of the 21,974 students enrolled at Excelsior College, 2,603 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 2,449 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $5,255. During this same period, 0 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only [DEFAULT_RATE_STRING]%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Full Excelsior College Veteran Student Life Report

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With a ranking of #20, Arkansas State University - Main Campus did quite well on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. A-State is a fairly large school located in Jonesboro, Arkansas that handed out 95 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

As a testament to the quality of education offered at A-State, the school also landed the #25 spot in our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” ranking.Among the 13,106 students enrolled at Arkansas State University - Main Campus, 425 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 180 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $4,131. On top of their other funding sources, 0 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

The low undergrad student loan default rate of [DEFAULT_RATE_STRING]% is a good sign that students have an easier time paying off their loans than they might at other schools. For comparison, the national default rate is 10.1%.

Full A-State Veteran Student Life Report

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With a ranking of #21, Austin Community College District did quite well on the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. Austin Community College District is located in Austin, Texas and, has a large student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 299 associates’s registered nursing degrees to qualified students.

On top of its placing in this ranking, Austin Community College District also did well on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools in this category.Among the 39,896 students enrolled at Austin Community College District, 2,473 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 59 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $735. In addition to receiving other benefits, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Charleston
Charleston, West Virginia

University of Charleston ranked #22 on this year’s Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. UC is located in Charleston, West Virginia and, has a small student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 87 associates’s registered nursing degrees to qualified students.

In addition to being on this list, UC is in the top on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s in the top 10% of all schools in this category.Of the 2,967 students enrolled at University of Charleston, 54 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 32 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $14,426. In addition to receiving other benefits, 4 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

[Read full report on veteran student life at UC]](/colleges/university-of-charleston/student-life/veterans/)

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Valencia College
Orlando, Florida

Valencia College did quite well in the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking, coming in at #23. Valencia College is a large school located in Orlando, Florida that handed out 278 associates’s registered nursing degrees in 2020-2021.

Valencia College not only placed well in this ranking. It is also #14 on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list.Among the 45,949 students enrolled at Valencia College, 1,809 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 965 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $1,696. In addition to receiving other benefits, 0 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

[Read full report on veteran student life at Valencia College]](/colleges/valencia-college/student-life/veterans/)

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Weber State University did quite well in the 2023 Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate ranking, coming in at #24. Weber State University is a public institution located in Ogden, Utah. The school has a large population, and it awarded 335 associates’s degrees in 2020-2021.

WSU also claimed a top spot on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools reviewed in that analysis.Our most recent data shows that 747 of the 29,596 students enrolled at Weber State University were GI Bill® students, of which 472 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average Post-9/11 GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $4,815. In addition to receiving other benefits, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only [DEFAULT_RATE_STRING]%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Full WSU Veteran Student Life Report

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Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida

Miami Dade College ranked #25 on this year’s Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate list. Located in Miami, Florida, this large public school awarded 614 degrees to qualified associates’s registered nursing students in 2020-2021.

MDC also claimed a top spot on our “Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools” list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools in this category.Among the 46,523 students enrolled at MDC, 907 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 607 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients was $2,371. On top of their other funding sources, 0 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Rest of the Best 50 in Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate

Not only did these schools make the top 50 list, but they also landed in the top 15% of this year’s ranking:

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Morehead State University
Morehead, Kentucky
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San Antonio College
San Antonio, Texas
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Trident Technical College
Charleston, South Carolina
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Monroe College
Bronx, New York
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Mount Saint Mary's University
Los Angeles, California
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Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Lone Star College System
The Woodlands, Texas
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Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, Tennessee
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Fairmont State University
Fairmont, West Virginia
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Pima Community College
Tucson, Arizona
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Fayetteville Technical Community College
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, Pennsylvania
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Nassau Community College
Garden City, New York
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Pennsylvania College of Technology
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
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Gardner - Webb University
Boiling Springs, North Carolina
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Rest of the Top 15% Colleges in Most Veteran Friendly for Registered Nursing for an Associate

While not in the ‘top 50’, these schools make the top 15% of this year’s ranking:

Rank College Location
51 Regis College Weston, MA
52 Midway University Midway, KY
53 St Petersburg College Clearwater, FL
54 South Texas College McAllen, TX
55 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford, FL
56 Rasmussen University - Illinois Rockford, IL
57 Herzing University - Birmingham Birmingham, AL
58 Sullivan University Louisville, KY
59 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
59 Ohio University - Southern Campus Ironton, OH
61 The University of Montana Missoula, MT
62 Baker College Owosso, MI
63 Rivier University Nashua, NH
64 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
65 Ohio University - Zanesville Campus Zanesville, OH
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66 Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL
67 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT
68 Lock Haven University Lock Haven, PA
69 College of Staten Island CUNY Staten Island, NY
70 Lansing Community College Lansing, MI
71 Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC
72 Middle Georgia State University Macon, GA
73 Utah Valley University Orem, UT
74 Louisiana State University - Alexandria Alexandria, LA
75 Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton, VA
76 GateWay Community College Phoenix, AZ
77 Trocaire College Buffalo, NY
78 Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, VA
79 Montgomery College Rockville, MD
80 Pacific Union College Angwin, CA
81 Northwest Florida State College Niceville, FL
82 Mesa Community College Mesa, AZ
82 Mississippi University for Women Columbus, MS
84 Rasmussen University - North Dakota Fargo, ND
85 Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins, GA
86 Union County College Cranford, NJ
87 Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
88 Montana State University - Billings Billings, MT
89 Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA
90 Collin County Community College District McKinney, TX
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91 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
92 Herzing University - Winter Park Winter Park, FL
93 Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Hanceville, AL
94 Bunker Hill Community College Boston, MA
95 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
96 Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL
97 Tacoma Community College Tacoma, WA
98 Mercyhurst University Erie, PA
99 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
100 Community College of Rhode Island Warwick, RI
101 Snow College Ephraim, UT
102 Howard Community College Columbia, MD
103 Olympic College Bremerton, WA
104 Bishop State Community College Mobile, AL
105 Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL
106 Midlands Technical College West Columbia, SC
107 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
108 Shoreline Community College Shoreline, WA
109 University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN
110 Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
111 Columbia Basin College Pasco, WA
112 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton, GA
113 SUNY Canton Canton, NY
114 Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, IN
115 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
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116 Bristol Community College Fall River, MA
117 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
118 Owens Community College Perrysburg, OH
119 Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kirkland, WA
120 El Paso Community College El Paso, TX
121 Davis & Elkins College Elkins, WV
122 Salem Community College Carneys Point, NJ
122 Pueblo Community College Pueblo, CO
124 Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH
125 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
126 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, WI
127 Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City, OK
128 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
129 Mohave Community College Kingman, AZ
130 Henry Ford College Dearborn, MI
130 Bryant & Stratton College - Wauwatosa Wauwatosa, WI

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