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

Students in the Veterans Center at CSU San Marcos
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).