Military Times has named Northern Arizona University among
its Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 rankings.
In fact, the esteemed armed forces newsmagazine ranked NAU
as the top school for veterans not just in Arizona but for the entire Southwest
region. Nationally, NAU is ranked 36th out of 120 top schools.
“It is a true honor for NAU to be named one of the best
colleges for veterans,” said Dr. Fred Hurst, senior vice president of
NAU-Extended Campuses. “They’ve served our country with honor and NAU is
committed to showing veterans the same commitment. It is a task we take very
seriously and one we will continue to improve as we expand our military and
Military Times placed a new emphasis on academic rigor when
compiling this year’s rankings. Other considered were service member
enrollment, percentage of tuition covered by the GI Bill, service member
programs, student loan default rates, student retention and graduation rates,
and student-faculty ratio.
The complete Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 rankings can be found
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