Lewis Ranked in Top Five Best Colleges for Veterans in U.S.

Lewis University Ranked in Top Five Best Colleges for Veterans in U.S.

Published: November 16, 2017.

Lewis University has been selected as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans, ranking No. 5 in the U.S. and No. 1 in Illinois, by College Choice, an independent ranking organization utilizing data-driven research and methodology to help students and families find the best schools.

“When a veteran steps onto campus, he or she is welcomed and supported through many services,” stated Roman Ortega, Jr., director of Lewis University Veterans Affairs and Recruitment, and ROTC administrative director. “The Office of Veterans Affairs and Recruitment provides comprehensive support while mentoring and advising students as they navigate college.”

College Choice looks at a number of factors including institutional excellence, student satisfaction, and return on investment to develop rankings. Lewis University was evaluated as a university that demonstrates the factors that help make colleges and universities a good fit for service members, military veterans and their families. Lewis offers more than 80 undergraduate majors, which includes options for Air Force ROTC through the Aerospace Studies program and the Army ROTC through the Military Studies program.

Lewis University has received accolades as a military friendly school from publications, such as Military Times and GI Jobs. The Office of Veteran Affairs and delivers resources and support to veterans and their families. Lewis University is a partner in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program, which allows qualified Post-9/11 veterans to enroll in more than 100 approved education programs at Lewis University, tuition free. An active chapter of the Student Veterans of America keeps Lewis University students engaged in the community and provides support in networking, academics and other professional opportunities.

Lewis University is an innovative and entrepreneurial Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.



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