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G.I. Jobs Magazine Names Ashford University to the 2014 List of Military Friendly Schools
Ashford recognized among top 20 percent of schools supporting service members

Ashford University has been named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list by G.I. Jobs magazine. The list recognizes the top 20 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veteran students and ensure their 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. “The University’s relationship with the military is a natural one. 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 degree while serving our country from anywhere in the world.”

The 2014 List of Military Friendly Schools® was compiled through extensive research and by surveying more than 10,000 VA-approved schools nationwide using criteria, methodology, and weighting developed by an Academic Advisory Board. This year’s list criteria also incorporate a survey of more than 4,000 actual student veterans. 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

Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a traditional campus with the flexibility and effectiveness of online learning. The University provides a vibrant learning community where high-quality programs and leading-edge technology create a dynamic, immersive and stimulating learning experience. The University offers practical and progressive associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs online, as well as bachelor’s degree programs at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. Ashford University – where heritage meets innovation. For more information, please visit or call Shari Winet Rodriguez, vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.