ECPI University is pleased to announce it has been designated a 2022-23 Military Friendly® School, with a Silver ranking in the Non Traditional Schools category by VIQTORY Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse.
This is the seventh year ECPI University has been honored with a Military Friendly® distinction.
Why are designations like Military Friendly® important?
For service members and their families, The Military Friendly® Schools designation provides a transparent rating for post-military education and career opportunities. It's a tool they can use to easily recognize schools actively working to provide programs and meet standards.
How does VIQTORY select their Military Friendly schools?
VIQTORY selects Military Friendly® institutions using methodology within 6 different categories and input from an advisory council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Schools earning the Military Friendly® School designation are evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey.
How are higher education institutions rated?
Final ratings were determined by combining the the institution's survey scores with the assessment of the institution's ability to meet thresholds for:
- Job Placement
- Loan Repayment
- Persistence (Degree Advancement or Transfer)
- Loan Default rates for all students, specifically student veterans
- Student retention
How many schools participate each year?
More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-23 survey, with 665 earning special awards. ECPI University, for instance, earned a silver ranking in the Non Traditional School category.
What does being military friendly mean to ECPI University?
"Being named a Military Friendly® School means we have the programs, policies and standards that military and veteran students are looking for," says ECPI University Executive Director of Military Education Bill Brown, a former Army officer himself.
"Our university has a deep respect and admiration for all our military, veterans and their dependents have experienced," says Brown. "That's why ECPI University faculty, and our support staff, stand ready to help our military students find success in the classroom."
How does ECPI University meet the challenges military students face?
ECPI University ofers the following services and programs to their military students:
- ECPI University military scholarships, GI Bill, TA
- Military partnerships (i.e. Air Force AU-ABC and GEM, Army IgnitED, Navy VEC and more)
- Yellow Ribbon program participation
- On-base, Off-base, and flexible online offerings
- Bachelor's degree programs in as little as 2.5 years
- Associate degree programs in as little as 1.5 years
Where can I see the full Military Friendly® list?
You can find the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® Schools list in the May and October 2022 issues of G.I. Jobs magazine. It can also be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.