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School Spotlight: How University of Dayton Serves Veterans

University of Dayton serves veterans

This private, Catholic, Marianist university is all about educating its students for service, justice, and peace. And it does so through developing creative minds and compassionate hearts.

UD sees the importance in serving veterans who look to them to get a degree after serving their country. Support comes in the form of military support groups, academic assistance, and extra financial assistance beyond the GI Bill.

The University of Dayton

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Accreditations: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (along with many others)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,529

Duration: 4 Year

College Type: Private

University of Dayton serves veterans

The University of Dayton has these veteran programs in place:

Accepts GI Bill

Campus SVA Chapter

Full-time Veteran Counselor on Campus

Signed VA Principles of Excellence

Club/Association for Veterans

ROTC Program

Offers College Credit for Military Experience

Awards Credit for CLEP Exam

Approved for Tuition Assistance Funding

Yellow Ribbon Program Participant

Learn the specifics on what these programs entail here.  Go here for the full list of Yellow Ribbon Schools.

UD’s Assistance Makes Using Your Benefits A Breeze

Their Veterans Services site clearly outlines how to apply for your GI Bill benefits and put them to use!

Step 1: Complete the Veterans Online Application (VONAPP) Be sure to print a copy of this before submitting so that you can provide us with a copy for our records.

Step 2: Once you receive your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) you can review the Checklist for your Benefits by Chapter.

Step 3: Contact us so we can begin processing your benefits.

Scholarships Abound

Because UD is a private institution, your actual tuition & fees costs may exceed what the Post 9/11 GI Bill will pay. For that reason, the University of Dayton is proud to be a Yellow Ribbon Program participant.

Degree-granting institutions participating in the Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program agree to make additional funds available for your education program without an additional charge to your GI Bill entitlement.

These are the Yellow Ribbon program scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year:

  • 50 Undergraduate Students: Awards up to $10,000 each
  • 20 Graduate Students: Awards up to $5,000 each
  • 20 School of Law Students: Awards up to $4,000 each

Find out if your eligible to receive Yellow Ribbon program benefits, here.

University of Dayton serves veterans

A Supportive Alumni Base

You know those schools that are great to graduate from because their alumni base is so supportive that you have loads of opportunities to land a job after graduation if your willing to network for it? UD is one of those schools. Seek out assistance at the on campus Career Service Office to begin setting your alumni self up for success.

Connect With University of Dayton

Now that you know more about how the University of Dayton serves veterans, if it sounds like a place you want to learn more about, click here. (Through that link, you can directly connect with the University. Don’t worry, the brilliant part about connecting with UD here is that you don’t have to give out your personal contact information.)

Featured Image Courtesy of The University of Dayton.

*The University of Dayton is a partner school of CollegeRecon, but all opinions remain our own.