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UW-Superior named "Military Friendly" for 4th consecutive year

Posted on Sep 19, 2013
For the 4th consecutive year the University of Wisconsin-Superior has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine.

Superior, Wis-Once again the University of Wisconsin-Superior has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine in recognition of the university's efforts to assist military veterans and their family members in completing a college education.

According to G.I. Jobs, the ranking places UW-Superior in the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide in services offered to veterans.

UW-Superior Chancellor Renee Wachter was pleases to once again earn the designation, she said, "The University of Wisconsin-Superior helped Armed Forces Veterans leverage their life experiences to obtain the best educational advantage by helping them get connected, navigate the system, learn and succeed."

G.I. Jobs is private organization that surveys 7,000 schools nationwide about the services they provide to veterans and makes that information available through its magazine and website. To be named Military Friendly School, a university is evaluated on such areas as flexibility in class scheduling and requirements, transferring academic credits, providing support for veterans, and academic accreditation.

UW-Superior provides a veterans benefit coordinator and office to help veterans understand their government education benefits and to arrange payment for tuition and fees. The university also tries to maximize the number of military training and credits that veterans can transfer to UW-Superior to apply toward their degrees.

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