Military Friendly Schools 2020
Bryant named No. 1 Military Friendly School
Feb 25, 2020, by Staff Writer

SMITHFIELD, RI – Bryant University has again been named a top 10 Military Friendly® School in the country, and this year is ranked No. 1 in its category (private, non-doctorate), up from a No. 2 ranking last year.

Bryant University has a long tradition of supporting veterans as they transition to successful post-military careers. Founded in 1863, near the end of the Civil War, Bryant welcomed veterans into a fast-tracked program, requiring a commitment of only several months so they could quickly begin working and building their new lives.

Bryant University has a long tradition of supporting veterans as they transition to successful post-military careers.

The commitment to veterans remains strong today. Benefits such as career counseling, support services, and dedicated spaces are among the reasons why Bryant is ranked No. 3 Best Colleges for Veterans in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings in addition to the Military Friendly® Schools Ranking.

Now in its 10th year, the Military Friendly®Schools list sets the standard for higher education institutions to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. This list provides a comprehensive guide for veterans and their families using data sources from federal agencies and proprietary survey information from participating organizations.

Bryant has been designated a Military Friendly® School since the program launched in 2010 The designation is based on performance is six categories: academic policies and compliance; admissions and orientation; culture and commitment; financial aid assistance; graduation and career; and military student support and retention.

The designation is based on performance is six categories: academic policies and compliance; admissions and orientation; culture and commitment; financial aid assistance; graduation and career; and military student support and retention.

The Military Friendly®Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide and responses to a survey. More than 1,000 schools participated in the 2020-2021 survey, and 625 schools from every state have earned the designation. Details are available at https://www.militaryfriendly.com/bryant-university/.

The 2020-2021 Military Friendly®Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.

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For 157 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering an exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative and uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Money, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall Street Journal, and Barron's. Visit www.Bryant.edu.

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