Georgetown recognized as a ‘Best College for Veterans’

Georgetown University is one of the nation’s “Best Colleges for Veterans,” ranking second among honorees selected by college review aggregator College Consensus. Georgetown University’s Veterans Office serves military-connected students as they apply to, attend, and advance beyond Georgetown. The office ensures a campus culture that cares for the entire spectrum of military students and connects them with the benefits and resources they need to successfully transition from service to classroom to career.

College Consensus says its award aims to “guide veterans and military personnel to the colleges and universities that will give them the strongest support and best opportunities for academic and professional transformation.”

To qualify for the list, which includes 192 institutions, colleges must:

  • Employ a dedicated resource for military-affiliated students and their families
  • Offer credit for military training
  • Participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Have a recognized student veteran organization
  • Be a Servicemember Opportunity Colleges member

To determine a school’s rating, College Consensus calculates a Publisher Rating composed of rankings from “internationally recognized publishers” like U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as a Student Review Rating, which reflects verified student reviews from websites such as Niche, Cappex, and Unigo; the two scores are averaged to arrive at a Consensus Rating.

To learn more about Georgetown University’s commitment to veteran student success, visit the Veterans Office home page.

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