February 11, 2019 (Jackson, Miss.) - Belhaven University was named a 2019-2020 Military Friendly School for its long history of supporting the U.S. Military in their pursuit of higher education.
Now in its 10th year, the award honors top colleges and universities in the country that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses. The list provides a comprehensive guide to institutions that foster success on campus and after graduation, and set the standard for providing the best opportunities.
Institutions were selected based on student retention, graduation, job placement, loan repayment, persistence, and loan default rates for all students.
Belhaven's Adult and Graduate programswere recognized for its flexible format, incentives, and financial aid options for military. Belhaven University Online was also acknowledged for its mobility, giving military the option of attend class from anywhere in the world.
Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by VIQTORY with input from the Military Friendly Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. The 2019-2020 Military Friendly Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine. The list can also be found at www.militaryfriendly.com