Students who are active in the military or are veterans are an important part of the student population we serve at CTU
Colorado Springs, CO (Vocus) September 22, 2009
Colorado Technical University (CTU) announced today that it was named to the 2010 list of military friendly schools by G.I. Jobs Magazine. This annual list includes the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students, according to G.I. Jobs Magazine.
"Students who are active in the military or are veterans are an important part of the student population we serve at CTU," says Jim Hendrickson, vice president of military education at CTU. "We are proud to help the men and women who serve our country and are honored to be recognized as a military friendly school."
G.I. Jobs Magazine surveyed more than 7,000 schools nationwide to create the 2010 list. According to G.I. Jobs Magazine, criteria for making the Military Friendly Schools list included efforts to recruit and retain military and veteran students, results in recruiting military and veteran students and academic accreditations.
Along with being a Post 9/11 G.I. Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program participant, CTU Online also partners with the Yellow Ribbon Fund to provide 25 Wounded Warrior Scholarships to select military students, and in 2009 also will be providing 25 additional scholarships to spouses of wounded warriors. This scholarship fund was created in 2007 to provide recovering service members the opportunity to begin or continue their education while receiving rehabilitation. Each year, recipients receive full-tuition scholarships to any degree program at CTU Online and a laptop. For more information about CTU, visit http://www.coloradotech.edu.
About Colorado Technical University
Founded in 1965, Colorado Technical University (CTU) provides higher education for today's career-focused students by teaching applied industry programs and offering students support, flexibility and resources to advance personally and professionally. In addition to degree-track programs at the associate and bachelor's levels, CTU offers master's and doctoral degrees through the CTU Institute of Advanced Studies -- an innovative approach to graduate degrees for career-motivated professionals.
CTU campuses include ground schools in Denver; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Pueblo, Colo.; Sioux Falls, S.D., and Kansas City; and an internet-based division that delivers degree programs 100 percent online. In fact, the award-winning CTU Online Virtual Campus was recognized as "Best of the Best" in the 2009 Computerworld Honors Program. For more information, please visit http://www.coloradotech.edu.
CTU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. For more info visit http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org or call 312-263-0456. CTU is also a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information visit http://www.careered.com. CTU does not guarantee employment or salary.
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