Education named IUP a top military-friendly school, and U.S. News and World
Report ranked IUP among the top 50 national universities on its “Best Colleges
for Veterans” list.
For its annual ranking, Military
Advanced Education chooses schools based on the support and financial services
they offer veterans, as well as their acceptance of military culture and their flexibility
U.S. News & World Report selects schools based on
their participation in federal initiatives to assist veterans.
Earlier this year, G.I. Jobs magazine selected IUP
for its 2014 list of “Military Friendly Schools.” This is IUP’s third year on
the list, which includes only 20 percent of colleges and universities in the
year, IUP was one of only 68 four-year colleges selected by Military Times
magazine as a “Best for Vets” institution.
is also a longtime participant in the Yellow Ribbon program, a provision of the
Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008, through which
participating universities agree to fund expenses that may exceed the Post-9/11
GI Bill tuition benefit.
has a Veterans Affairs benefits office, a recognized student organization for
veterans and current service members, a support group for veterans and an outreach
committee made up of students and faculty and staff members who meet regularly
to improve services to student-veterans.
Office of Veterans Affairs