February 27, 2020 / Vincennes University ranked among top Military
VINCENNES, Ind.— Vincennes University has been named a Military
Friendly School for 2020-2021 for its support to service members,
veterans, and their families by VIQTORY, an organization connecting
the military community to educational opportunities.
Since 1987, Vincennes University has awarded over 8,500 degrees to
service members and veterans across the country through the Military
Education Program. VU offers courses and advising services at 11
military locations in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana,
Nevada, Virginia, and Washington.
Evaluation for institutions earning the Military Friendly® School
designation used both public data sources and responses from a
proprietary survey completed by the school. More than 1,000 schools
participated in the 2020-2021 survey, with 625 schools earning the
designation from every state in the country.
"To once again be included among the most military-friendly
schools is a great honor. VU's official commitment since 1986 to our
active duty and veteran military personnel reflects this recognition.
We are proud of the many military students VU works with from coast to
coast, and the VU employees who serve them daily," noted VU
President Chuck Johnson.
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana's First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor's degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21
different countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana
campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana's first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
Vincennes University Newsroom
MARTHA THOMSON, Director of Marketing & Communications,
Workforce Development & Community Services 812-888-5284
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom