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Friday, January 20, 2017

SU Named Among Nation's Military Friendly Schools for Ninth Year

Military Friendly School LogoSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University has been named among the nation’s 2017 Military Friendly® Schools for the ninth consecutive year.

Honorees, according to Victory Media, “set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.”

According to the Military Friendly website, SU “is committed to helping students thrive - in the classroom, on campus and beyond. SU offers unique programs that teach leadership and community involvement, hands-on learning with access to cutting-edge technology, a dynamic and diverse student community, exciting study abroad and international opportunities, and a beautiful campus environment.”

Salisbury is one of only 1,273 schools featured on The list was compiled from surveys of over 8,000 institutions nationwide and opinions from student veterans.

Benchmarks examined include rates of retention, graduation, job placement, loan repayment and loan default. The campus also is ranked based on academic policies and compliance, admissions and orientation, culture and commitment, financial aid and assistance, graduation and careers, and military student support and retention.

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To support military connected students, SU offers a Student Military and Veterans Association and participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, an optional tuition-support component of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill. SU also has an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program for students interested in entering the military.

For the complete list of Military Friendly Schools visit For details about veteran affairs at SU, call 410-677-5388 or visit the SU website at            

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