NAU ranks as 7th best college in the nation for veterans to attend

Jun 28, 2021, 4:05 AM

(Facebook photo by Northern Arizona University)

(Facebook photo by Northern Arizona University)

PHOENIX – Northern Arizona University was recently named as one of the best colleges in the nation for veterans to attend.

Coming in at the No. 7 spot on Military Times’ 2021 Best For Vets: Colleges list, NAU has a variety of resources and support for the military-connected community.

Such resources include the Military Spouse Scholarship, John Joyce Scholarship and the Ray Sparks Scholarship for Veteran Business Students.

Other government funding programs include a tuition waiver for service members who received a Purple Heart citation, the Arizona Military Relief Fund established after 9/11 and the Arizona Veterans’ Donation Fund.

The public university has also been recognized by the Arizona State Legislature as an Arizona Veterans Supportive Campus.

Students can attend the Flagstaff campus or online and choose from more than 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

The University of Arizona was the second best college in the state for veterans to attend, ranking 14th.

Arizona State University’s campus immersion program ranks No. 38 while the digital immersion program ranks No. 49.

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NAU ranks as 7th best college in the nation for veterans to attend