Beacom School of Business ranked ‘Best for Vets’ by Military Times

VERMILLION, S.D. -- When it comes to Veterans seeking a business degree, the University of South is a perfect fit, according to Military Times, which named USD’s Beacom School of Business a “Best for Vets: Business Schools” in its 2014 rankings.

Military Times, an organization comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times, named USD’s Beacom School of Business as one of the top 30 schools in the nation to attend. Many services USD provides for military and veteran students were considered in the ranking, including services provided through the Student Veteran Resource Center (SVRC). The center provides resources to military and Veteran students such as: free printing, counseling, tutoring, and library resources, just to name a few. For a full list of resources please visit http://www.usd.edu/militaryandveteranstudents.

Military Times says about 140 colleges and universities participated in the detailed, nearly 80-question survey, which delved into school culture, student support, academic outcomes and quality, academic policies, and cost and financial aid. School prestige, military-related culture, size, location, and Veteran services are just a few of the criteria looked at by Military Times in addition to the surveyed questions.

For more information about Best for Vets: Business Schools as well as links to the methodology and rankings, please visit www.militarytimes.com/bestforvets-bizschools2014. The rankings are published in full in the March issue of Military Times EDGE magazine, the premier publication for military transition, and online at MilitaryTimes.com, as well as ArmyTimes.com, NavyTimes.com, AirForceTimes.com and MarineCorpsTimes.com.

Military Times’ series of Best for Vets survey-based rankings include: Colleges, Career & Technical Colleges, Business Schools, Franchises, Employers and Law Enforcement.

ABOUT THE BEACOM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

USD's Beacom School of Business was established in 1927 and has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1949. The leading business school in the region, Beacom’s programs are consistently ranked among the top business schools in the nation by Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and others for its high-quality learning experience, student success, affordability, and high-caliber of faculty and students. Whether a student chooses face-to-face or online courses, Beacom’s programs emphasize real-world experience through professional organizations, quality internships and capstone projects.

ABOUT USD

Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 205 undergraduate and 73 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 17:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 17 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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