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CSU Veteran Student Success Program Earns National Honors

The Veteran Student Success Program at Cleveland State University has earned national recognition for its commitment to helping military veterans succeed in college as well as in their future careers.

For the seventh consecutive year, CSU has been named a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media, publisher of the annual Guide to Military Friendly Schools. Schools that receive this designation are evaluated across 10 categories, including military support on campus and outcomes for graduation and employment.

CSU also is featured in the Military Times 2016 “Best for Vets: Colleges” rankings, published in the latest editions of Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times. CSU is ranked at No. 120. The rankings are based on a survey of 600-plus schools, rated on the strength of their services, financial incentives and accommodations for students with military ties. Military Times also factors in data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Defense, among other sources.

“We’re thrilled that our Veteran Student Success Program has received the Military Friendly School and Best for Vets designations,” said Robert Shields, coordinator of Viking Vets and retired U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander. “This recognition reflects the quality of Cleveland State University’s program for veterans, which we continue to strive to improve.”

More than 570 veterans are currently enrolled at CSU, which offers a full range of support services for veterans and their families. For more information, please visit the Veteran Student Success Program website or call 216.875.9996.