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Ball State earns four U.S. News rankings for Best Online Programs for Veterans

Ball State University has earned four national rankings from U.S. News & World Report in its inaugural list of Best Online Programs for Veterans.

The rankings are:

“Ball State offers that critical mix of quality, rigor, and convenience that our veterans need to set them up for a successful post-military career,” said Jennifer Bott, assistant provost for learning initiatives. “On top of that, our military students also get incredible support from financial aid staff, their academic advisors, and others across the university who have committed to work individually with veterans and their dependents. These rankings are accomplishments shared by our entire Ball State community.”

To be ranked, an institution must:

The rankings were accompanied by a news story that featured Joe Bayron, a graduate student in Ball State’s master of nursing program who lives in North Carolina where he serves in the Air Force Reserve.

Ball State has been recognized by other groups for its dedication to veterans and active service personnel. Every year since 2009, Ball State has named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, placing us in the top 15 percent of all schools nationwide, and Ball State one of only 60 Military Friendly Universities by Military Advanced Education Magazine in 2009

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