Webster University Named a Best for Vets: Business Schools by Military Times

Mar. 10, 2014

ST. LOUIS (March 10, 2014) - Webster University was named in the Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014 rankings by Military Times Magazine, it was announced today.

This is the second year that Webster University was named to this list. In December, Webster also was named in the “2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities” by Military Advanced Education. Previously, Webster was named a “military friendly school” by G.I. Jobs magazine and was named to the “Best for Vets: Colleges 2014” list by Military Times magazine.

“We are honored the hard work and dedication that our staff offers to more than 7,700 students with military backgrounds was recognized by the Military Times,” said retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mike Callan, Webster’s associate vice president for Military and Governmental Programs. “Webster offers a wide variety of options for service members, from traditional classroom experiences on 39 military installations to online courses. We are proud that we can help these men and women advance their careers.”

Military Times magazine comprises the Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times. They focused on culture and curriculum that caters to military veterans when conducting and scoring the second annual Best for Vets: Business Schools survey, a highly respected, nearly 80-question analysis of a school’s complete offerings for veterans.

“As with all of the Best for Vets rankings, Best for Vets: Business Schools  is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the many factors that make an institution a good fit for military veterans,” said Amanda Miller, editor of Military Times EDGE magazine.

The full Best for Vets:  Business Schools 2014 rankings can be found at militarytimes.com/bestforvets-bizschools2014.

Best for Vets provides service men and women a gauge by which to judge whether a school or program will truly benefit them. The rankings factor in academic quality, outcomes and policies, school culture, student support, and cost.

The rankings are published in full in the March issue of Military Times EDGE magazine, the premier publication for military transition, and online at MilitaryTimes.com, as well as ArmyTimes.com, NavyTimes.com, AirForceTimes.com and MarineCorpsTimes.com.

The top 64 business schools are mentioned, and the top 20 are compared in the issues of Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times on newsstands the week of March 10.

Military Times’ series of Best for Vets survey-based rankings include: Colleges, Career & Technical Colleges, Business Schools, Franchises, Employers and Law Enforcement. 

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About Webster University

With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University (www.webster.edu) is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit U.S.-based university providing a network of international residential campuses and a robust online learning program. Founded in 1915, Webster University’s campus network today includes metropolitan, military and corporate locations around the world, as well as traditional campuses in Asia, Europe, North America, and Africa. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

About Military Times

The Military Times newsweeklies and digital platforms are the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. The military community relies on the Air Force Times, Army Times, Marine Corps Times, and Navy Times for reporting on everything important to their lives, including: pay, benefits, finance, education, health care, recreational resources, retirement, promotions, product reviews, and entertainment. Military Times is published by Gannett Government Media. To learn more, visit www.militarytimes.com.

About Gannett Government Media

Gannett Government Media was first established in 1940 as the Army Times Publishing Company, an independent publishing company reporting on military news and information. Since then, the company has expanded into defense and government news, and has launched or acquired more than 13 periodicals and extended its brand globally into the online and broadcasting arenas. Gannett Government Media is a subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc. For more information, visitwww.gannettgovernmentmedia.com.

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