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University of the Rockies Named to G.I. Jobs Magazine's 2015 List of Military Friendly Schools
University recognized among top schools supporting service members

DENVER, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies has been named a Military Friendly School® by G.I. Jobs magazine. The list recognizes the top colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide with respect to how they support military service members and veteran students to promote success in the classroom and after graduation.

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"Inclusion on the 2015 list of Military Friendly Schools® shows University of the Rockies' commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students," said Dr. Charlita Shelton, president and chief executive officer of University of the Rockies. "As a former Marine, I am highly sensitive to the challenges our armed forces face – both in the line of duty and as they pursue higher education. I'm proud of this recognition and of the assistance and opportunities we are able to provide service members."

The 2015 List of Military Friendly Schools® was compiled through extensive research and by surveying more than 4,000 VA-approved schools nationwide. Schools on the list offer military scholarships and discounts, veterans clubs, military credit, and other services to those who have served in the armed forces.

University of the Rockies offers its military students financial benefits such as the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Yellow Ribbon Program, active duty military tuition grants, and textbook benefits. The University is also a Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) institution, allowing it to award academic transfer credit for graduate-level equivalent military training and job experience.

About University of the Rockies
University of the Rockies is a leading graduate school of the social and behavioral sciences that offers programs for students seeking their PhD, PsyD, or Master of Arts degree. Students may take classes at a state-of-the-art instructional site in downtown Denver, Colo., or work toward degrees online from anywhere in the country. Whether face-to-face or online, University of the Rockies students enjoy the same access to industry professionals, research, and publishing opportunities. For more information, please visit,,, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.

About Military Friendly®
The premier, trusted resource for post-military success, Military Friendly® provides service members and military families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities through world class print, web, and digital resources, delivered at no cost. Visit for more information.

About Victory Media
As a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Victory Media has worked tirelessly to establish the Military Friendly® designation as a trusted, free resource to assist service members and their families seeking civilian success since 2001. Victory Media's data-driven lists are published within print and digital media resources, including G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, andVetrepreneur®, and are frequently republished or cited in national media such as USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Bloomberg, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, and others.

Contact: Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations
866.621.0124, ext. 2513

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SOURCE University of the Rockies