SNHU Once Again Recognized as Top Military Friendly School

Friday, October 05, 2012
SNHU Communications Office

SNHU was once again recognized for its commitment to the military, and awarded the designation of the Military Friendly Schools® Title from Victory Media, Inc., the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The annual list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools across the nation that is doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses and ensure their success on campus.

“Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools® shows Southern New Hampshire University’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, director for “G.I. Jobs” and vice president at Victory Media, Inc.

SNHU has an 80-year tradition of providing accessible, affordable education for military students, with a generous transfer credit policy and consideration for military training and experience. Additionally, the university meets the need for affordable education for active duty service members with a tuition discount of approximately 30 percent for online undergraduate courses and, beginning with the January 2013 term, a discount of 25 percent for online graduate-level courses. These discounted tuition rates are also available at SNHU’s five regional centers in Nashua, Manchester, Portsmouth and Salem, N.H., and Brunswick, M.E.

"Being named one of the top military friendly schools in America is a high honor indeed,” said Gary Pounder, Major, USAF (Ret), director of military initiatives at SNHU. “I believe it's a reflection of what SNHU has to offer the military community as well as the student support we provide, from the soldier taking his first college course to the senior NCO or officer completing a second graduate degree.” 
A full story and detailed list of 2013 Military Friendly Schools® will be highlighted in the annual “G.I. Jobs Guide to Military Friendly Schools®,” distributed in print and digital format to hundreds of thousands of active and former military personnel in early October.  The Guide and associated media will also be featured at the Carrier Classic college basketball game on Nov. 9, anchored by a playoff between The Ohio State University and Marquette University on the deck of the USS Yorktown. Both participating schools are on this year’s list of Military Friendly Schools®.

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