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NAU Ranked In Best For Vets, Military Friendly And MAE

by Margaret Hurst
Marketing Specialist

November 20, 2015

Northern Arizona University has been recognized by multiple publications as a best school for military and veteran students. Military TimesMilitary Friendly and Military Advanced Education & Transition all named NAU in their 2016 rankings.

“The success of our military and veteran students is a top priority here at NAU,” commented John Underwood, CMSgt USAF (ret.) and Manager of Military Initiatives. “The NAU faculty and staff—regardless of their job location or department affiliation—work together day in and day out to make sure that this special population of students have the support, programs, and community that they need to effectively adjust to school and civilian life. It's an honor to be recognized by these publications. It confirms that our faculty and staff are doing their job when it comes to our military and veteran students."

Schools were evaluated on several scales, including: 

  • Military culture
  • Financial aid
  • Flexibility
  • Online and on-campus student support services
  • Academic outcomes

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