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List Of Top 4-Year Colleges For Veterans Includes Several San Diego Universities

Photo credit: CSU San Marcos

Students in the Veterans Center at CSU San Marcos

The Military Times has released its list of the 100 top four-year universities for veterans.

Local schools making the cut include California State University San Marcos (#20), San Diego State University (#38), and the University of San Diego (#84).

The Military Times complied the list based on several factors:

Broadly speaking, schools were evaluated in five categories: university culture, academic quality, student support, academic policies and financial aid.

The Military Times also took into account whether the universities accepted academic credits for military training, charged students a rate at or below the military's Tuition Assistance cap, and if the tuition charged by the school would be 100 percent covered by the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

The only schools in California to make the Military Times list of the 20 best two-year colleges (community colleges) for veterans were Pasadena City College (#2) and Norco College in Riverside (#20).

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