You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

 Schools & Colleges

  1. N.C. community college rate break for vets proposed

    Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
  2. Developmental reading professor Naesea Price teaches a lesson on sentence and paragraph structure in a remedial English course at Baltimore City Community College in Baltimore. Only about a quarter of students nationally who take developmental — or remedial — classes ever graduate. The Baltimore school is one of several places around the country looking to improve the odds for these students. Patrick Semansky/AP

    Colleges seek to improve chances for students who take remedial classes

    The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels' remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  3. Group hopes to buy house for student veterans

    A nonprofit group is raising money to buy a home for veterans who attend Dartmouth College.

    • Apr. 8, 2014
  4. West Point cadets work inside a cyber lab. West Point is forming a cyber warfare brain trust at the academy. U.S. Military Academy at West Point

    Cyber warfare research institute to open at West Point

    The Army's academy has established a cyber warfare research institute to groom elite cyber troops and solve thorny problems for the Army and the nation in this new warfighting domain.

    • Apr. 7, 2014
  5. Students who are accepted into their first choice of school often determine they can't afford to attend, according to a survey by UCLA'S Higher Education Research Institute. The Associated Press

    Survey: Cost a growing factor in college decisions

    A survey of the nation's college freshmen has found that the percentage attending their first-choice school has reached its lowest level in almost four decades, as cost and the availability of financial aid have come to play an influential role in decisio

    • Apr. 3, 2014
  6. College students often move before graduating, study finds

    Today's mobile college students are switching schools not just within their state, but outside of it.

    • Apr. 3, 2014
  7. Sterling College student Weylin Garnett, left, of Corinth, N.Y., and college President Matthew Derr install a sign on the Logging Shop during the Fall 2013 All-College Work Day at the college in Craftsbury, Vt. At Sterling and six other schools across the country, students are required to work as part of their education. Christian Feuerstein / Sterling College via AP

    Students' jobs pay off tuition at 7 work colleges

    Many students spend years after college working off tens of thousands of dollars in school debt. But at seven '

    • Apr. 2, 2014
  8. Nearly 64 percent of student veterans who started at private schools earned a degree. For public schools, the number was just under 51 percent; for for-profit schools it was just under 45 percent, according to a Student Veterans of America study. Getty Images

    Irregularities cited in student vet study

    A study released by Student Veterans of America promised to bring much-needed clarity to veterans' college graduation rates, but irregularities in how the research was done may cast doubt on its findings.

    • Mar. 28, 2014
  9. High-tech apprentice program expands

    Cody Beck slogged through four years of classes at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, a psychology major who didn’t want to treat patients, a budding entrepreneur with an affinity for business but no desire for the button-down world of business school.

    • Mar. 27, 2014
  10. Brandon Barnhart, 30, a third-semester student in the organic farming program for veterans at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, Pa., plants a seedling of lettuce in his wood-enclosed plot of organic vegetables. Woods, who spent eight years in the Air Force, has purchased a three-acre farm near West College Corner, Ind. Delaware Valley College developed the program in organic farming specifically for veterans. Clem Murray/Philadelphia Inquirer

    Veterans learn organic farming in Pa. program

    With his burly physique and woolly beard, Brandon Barnhart looks every inch the laid-back country kid from tiny West College Corner, Ind.

    • Mar. 20, 2014
  11. Profession military educators worry that fewer students, such as these graduating at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., last year, will be able to attend military colleges as budget cuts continue limit resources. Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp/Army

    Concerns grow over funding for professional military education

    A year after the mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration took hold in the Defense Department, many professional military educators and their students worry that military colleges across the country will not be spared from the impact of the across-the

    • Mar. 18, 2014
  12. Opinion: Critical success factors for online education

    Active-duty service members and veterans tend to be nontraditional students — more likely to be married, have children, and to hold down a job while going to school.

    • Mar. 18, 2014
  13. Marine reservist Nigel Bliss in the Oregon Institute of Technology's Power and Motor lab with a fuel cell. Bill Goloski/Oregon Institute of Technology

    Energy degrees fuel the boom

    For Marine Corps Reserve Sgt. Nigel Bliss, military work as an electrical systems technician and generator mechanic has been a natural starting point for a career in power distribution.

    • Mar. 11, 2014
  14. From left, the West Virginia Army National Guard's Capt. Jason Diaz, Staff Sgt. Mick Cochran, Capt. Rob Rush, Sgt. 1st Class Kerry Gnik and Maj. Robert J. Kincaid are students in West Virginia University's online executive MBA program. Courtesy of West Virginia University

    Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014

    As service members and veterans have become bigger priorities for schools, some are starting to offer MBA degrees tailored to the military.

    • Mar. 10, 2014
  15. Ohio State University Fisher College of Business MBA students, from left, former Marine Capt. Patrick Ross, former Navy Lt. Chad Schuett, former Army Capt. Silki Cho and former Army Sgt. Davin Korstjens. Courtesy of Ohio State University

    Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014 methodology

    Some 140 colleges and universities responded to this year's Best for Vets: Business Schools survey.

    • Mar. 10, 2014
  16. Fla. university to offer tuition break for surviving kids

    Jacksonville University in Florida is set to become the first partner school for the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.

    • Feb. 28, 2014
  17. Leadership program opens for new, recent separating troops

    Troops who plan to leave the military within the next three to six months, or have recently left, may be eligible to apply for a leadership program aimed at helping them make the transition to the corporate world.

    • Feb. 21, 2014
  18. Minnesota State University, Mankato, will start offering online courses this spring — and master's and doctorate of nursing programs this fall — to help nursing students in the remote Iron Range region complete their four-year registered nurse degrees at home. Fred Dufour/AFP

    Find your niche with new master's degrees

    News from colleges launching new master's degrees around the U.S.:

    • Feb. 12, 2014
  19. Teach yourself a new skill

    When people consider ways to get a better job or a boost in salary, one of the things they think about is whether they should go back to school.

    • Feb. 12, 2014
  20. A revamped version of the GED is intended to be more rigorous and better aligned with the skills needed for college and today's workplaces. Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press

    GED test gets overhaul

    The GED test, for decades the brand name for the high school equivalency exam, is about to undergo some changes.

    • Feb. 12, 2014
  21. A flight instructor at the University of North Dakota watches aviation students operate a Corsair simulator as part of their unmanned aircraft training in Grand Forks, N.D. Dave Kolpack/The Associated Press

    UAV degrees are hot ticket

    The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that as many as 7,500 commercial unmanned aerial vehicles could be flying in national airspace within a few years, but colleges aren't waiting for the go-ahead to ready students for employment in the industry.

    • Feb. 12, 2014
  22. VA launches new online college comparison tool

    The Veterans Affairs Department has unveiled a new way for student veterans to quickly get important information about schools they're considering attending.

    • Feb. 5, 2014
  23. Withering field: Plant science students needed to regrow horticulture

    Coming from image-conscious professionals who prefer to gush about the beauty of flowers and the joys of growing vegetables, the words were downright shocking: 'Horticulture is under siege.'

    • Jan. 31, 2014
  24. Columbia College names new president

    Columbia College has named its 17th president.

    • Jan. 31, 2014
  25. D. Wayne Robinson brings his skills as a retired Army command sergeant major to Student Veterans of America in his role as president and CEO. Mike Morones/Staff

    4 tips for vets from SVA's new chief

    Student Veterans of America's new president and chief executive officer, D. Wayne Robinson, has big plans for the group's future.

    • Jan. 31, 2014
Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

VA Home Loan

Search By:

Product Options:
Zip Code:

Best for Vets

Career & Technical Colleges

bfv logo Community colleges face unique challenges among institutions of higher learning.

Read the full story


bfv logo Hundreds of U.S. colleges responded to our survey on how they recruit and support military veterans. See the top 4-year, 2-year and nontraditional schools.

Read the full story

News for your in-box

Sign up now for free Military Times E-Reports. Choose from Money and Education. Subscribers: log in for premium e-newsletters.

This Week's Marine Corps Times

This Week's Marine Corps Times

'To buy, or not to buy'
Barrett: Fiscal discipline good for both Corps and Marines

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds Looking to buy, sell and connect on Military Times?
Browse expanded listings across hundreds of military installations.
Faces of valorHonoring those who fought and died in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
hall of valorThe Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran and Military Times contributing editor, and by Military Times staff.
   Last Post: garhkal
        Apr 19, 2014 3:13 PM
   Last Post: garhkal
        Apr 15, 2014 4:55 PM
   Last Post: Shaken1976
        Apr 15, 2014 5:13 PM

All you need to know about your military benefits.

Benefits handbook

Guard & Reserve All you need to know about the Guard & Reserve.

guard and reserve handbook