UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Sixteen Penn State campuses are among more than 1,400 schools to be dubbed "Military Friendly Schools" in a recent survey.
The designation by Victory Media recognizes campuses for leadership in recruiting and supporting post-military students.
The campuses are:
- Penn State Abington
- Penn State Altoona
- Penn State Beaver
- Penn State Berks
- Penn State DuBois
- Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
- Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus
- Penn State Greater Allegheny
- Penn State Harrisburg
- Penn State Lehigh Valley
- Penn State New Kensington
- Penn State Schuylkill
- Penn State Shenango
- Penn State World Campus
- Penn State York
- Pennsylvania College of Technology
To compile the list, Victory Media conducts an annual survey that is open to 10,000 Veterans Administration-approved schools across the country.
The survey's methodology includes categories focused on academic credibility, support on campus, admissions and orientation, graduation and retention rates, military student body composition, career outcomes, government approvals, tuition assistance, flexibility and military spouse policies.
The complete 2016 list of schools can be found at https://militaryfriendly.com/2016schools/.