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Mount Wachusett Community College Named a “2023 Best for Vets” by Military Times

Today Military Times released its 2023 Best for Vets: College rankings. The Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges is the largest and most comprehensive annual ranking of schools for military service members and veterans.

Each year Military Times surveys colleges and universities across the nation asking about their programs for veterans. The survey results are then analyzed, along with public data about colleges and universities obtained from the Department of Education and Department of Veterans Affairs and turned into an official ranking.

“Our Veterans Services Director Robert Mayer’s work to support the support the academic, social, physical and financial needs of our veteran students is exemplary,” notes MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “We are honored to be recognized for this significant work, and look forward to celebrating with our Veteran students, staff and faculty at our annual Veteran Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday.”

The 2023 rankings can be found here, Times; new Best for Vets website: According to the press release issued by Military Times, 325 schools made the list – up nearly 5% over last year.

“For 10 years, Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges has continued to serve and support the military community through its trusted ranking and reporting on the top schools for veterans. Our comprehensive survey and thoughtful methodology make our rankings best in class” said Mike Gruss, editor-in-chief at Sightline Media Group, parent company of Military Times in the Military Times release.

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