January 16, 2018

A Top 20 University for Veterans

U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Miami one of the 2018 Best Colleges for Veterans. The U earned its ranking among the top 20 schools based on its enrollment of and benefits for veterans and active-duty service members. The rankings aim to provide members of the military with data on which top-ranked schools offer benefits that can help them make pursuing a college education more affordable, according to USNews.com.

Access a top-ranked university from wherever military life takes you

UOnline offers the same prestigious University of Miami degree that you would earn on-campus. Through UOnline, service members and veterans have access to a variety of online master’s degree programs and certificates from wherever military or civilian life takes them. Courses are taught 100% online by the same world-class faculty who teach on campus.

The University of Miami offers services and benefits to those who have served, or are currently serving, in the U.S. Armed Forces. These include military scholarships that can help reduce the cost of tuition, in addition to military benefits that provide financial assistance, such as the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Helping veterans navigate their education and post-military careers

At UOnline, our dedicated military enrollment advisors are trained to support our military students every step of the way, from enrollment and financial aid to course selection, through graduation and career services. The U’s Veterans Affairs Office is there to assist active duty military, veterans, and their dependents who are entitled to VA educational benefits.

We also offer a variety of career resources, including the Virtual Veterans Career Fair, hosted by the South Florida Career Centers Consortium. This fair is an opportunity to recruit student and alumni veterans from South Florida.

Johnaton Burton, a senior advisor at UOnline, knows that the transition from military to civilian life can be an adjustment. He served "eight wonderful years" in the U.S. Army, but after service discovered finding a new career wasn't easy.

"Sometimes it’s necessary to acquire additional education to enter a new career and this is where the University of Miami can help,” he said. “More than just a military-friendly school, the University of Miami offers online graduate degrees, which align greatly with military and civilian careers."

To find out more about UOnline’s services and benefits for veterans, see Five Tips for Navigating the University of Miami’s Veteran Support Network, or contact a military enrollment advisor today.