G.I. Jobs.com Names Marist a “Military-Friendly School”

Marist has been named by G.I. Jobs.com as a “Military-Friendly School” in recognition of the services and programs it provides to support its student veterans and active-duty military. G.I. Jobs is a source for veterans seeking information on higher education and civilian careers.

gi_jobs_081709 web 300 kbThe survey-driven list has been published annually since 2001. The list includes more than 1,700 schools that represent the top 15 percent of U.S. colleges and universities doing the most to educate veterans and active-duty military.

The list measures the programs and services important to the military community, including a school’s flexibility in accommodating veterans; veteran student support; academic accreditation; percentage of student veterans; tuition discounts; and military spouse policies. A Military-Friendly Schools Academic Advisory Board, composed of higher education professionals, helps determine the survey questions and weightings.

For more information on military and veterans programs at Marist, please visit http://www.marist.edu/admission/military or call (845) 575-3800.

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