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Clarke Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools Designation

September 10, 2013Clarke University has been named a Military Friendly School for 2014 by Victory Media. 

The 2014 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.  

Military veterans who come to Clarke feel at home among the faculty, staff and fellow classmates. Clarke’s dedication to service men and women is reflected in the many services that are provided, including tuition discounts, flexible military leave and acceptance of military transfer credit based upon the standards of the American Council on Education for military training and previous college coursework. For a complete list of benefits offered by Clarke to service men and women visit http://www.clarke.edu/page.aspx?id=19512

“Inclusion on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools shows Clarke’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, vice president at Victory Media and a nine-year Navy veteran.  

The Military Friendly Schools media and website, found at www.militaryfriendlyschools.com, feature the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences. The 1,868 colleges, universities and trade schools on this year’s list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience.  

Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40 undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs, a robust adult degree program and six graduate degree programs. Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi River in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in the country. 

For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.

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