WATERBURY, Conn. (August 17, 2010) – Post University was selected by G.I. Jobs magazine as a 2011 "Military Friendly School." This distinction places Post University in the top 15% of all higher education institutions in the United States.
"At Post University, we are honored to be able to serve those who are serving or have served our country, and we are very proud to be named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs," said retired Lt. Col. Ed Lizotte, Post University Director of Military Programs and Veterans Affairs. "We have taken the time to learn what active duty, veteran and military dependents need to succeed, and then made sure we could provide it."
In addition to being a Servicemembers Opportunity College and a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Post University has reduced its tuition and covered the cost of textbooks so military personnel and their dependents can earn an undergraduate or graduate degree at little or not cost to them.
As a traditional university with an excellent online program, Post University also is uniquely positioned to offer high quality degree programs in a variety of formats. Students may enroll at its main campus in Waterbury, Connecticut, take accelerated degree program courses at one of four locations in the state, or complete their degrees completely online.
"We know one size definitely doesn't fit all when it comes to military students," said Lizotte. "That's why our Military Program was created and is supported by people who also have served in our Nation's Armed Forces. Whether students enroll at our main campus or in one of our online accelerated degree programs, we are ready, willing and able to provide the support they need."
Post University also was included in Military Advanced Education's 3rd Annual Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities list.
Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields. Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its more than 5,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today's global workplace. To learn more about Post University, visit www.post.edu or call 800.345.2562.