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SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Ashford University has been named to the 2015 Military Friendly Schools® list by G.I. Jobs magazine. The list recognizes the top colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veteran students to promote success in the classroom and after graduation.
"Ashford University is dedicated to supporting our nation's military and is honored to be recognized on this list," said Dr. Richard Pattenaude, president and chief executive officer of Ashford University. "Pursuing an education can be difficult for these courageous men and women who are often faced with demanding and dynamic schedules. Ashford's progressive, online, digital platform allows service members to earn their college degrees from anywhere in the world while serving our country."
The 2015 List of Military Friendly Schools® was compiled through extensive research and by surveying more than 4,000 VA-approved schools nationwide. Schools on the list offer military scholarships and discounts, veterans clubs, military credit, and other services to those who have served in the armed forces.
Ashford University provides military education benefits to all eligible service members and their spouses. The University's military grant also waives technology fees and pays for all books and applicable shipping costs for qualified military students.
For additional information about Ashford University's military benefits, visit the Ashford University military web page or call 800.877.1192.
About Ashford University
Where heritage meets innovation – that's Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor's, and master's online degree programs, while the Clinton, Iowa campus offers bachelor's programs. Whether on campus or online, Ashford students enjoy the same supportive community. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu, www.facebook.com/ashforduniversity, www.twitter.com/AshfordU, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.
About Military Friendly®
The premier, trusted resource for post-military success, Military Friendly® provides service members and military families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities through world class print, web, and digital resources, delivered at no cost. Visit MilitaryFriendly.com for more information.
About Victory Media
As a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Victory Media has worked tirelessly to establish the Military Friendly® designation as a trusted, free resource to assist service members and their families seeking civilian success since 2001. Victory Media's data-driven lists are published within print and digital media resources, including G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, andVetrepreneur®, and are frequently republished or cited in national media such as USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Bloomberg, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, and others.
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