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  • Elms College Ranked in Top 15 of Massachusetts’ Best Schools for Veterans in 2020

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    November 25, 2019
    Elms College Ranked in Top 15 of Massachusetts’ Best Schools for Veterans in 2020 

    CHICOPEE, Mass. -- The College of Our Lady of the Elms ranks in the Top 15 percent of 2020 Best Colleges for Veterans in Massachusetts, according to data analytics company College Factual. The college is also in the Top 15 percent of colleges and universities in the company’s national rankings. 
    In the list of Best Colleges for Veterans in Massachusetts, Elms College was rated #9 out of 70 higher education institutions for veteran friendliness as reviewed by College Factual. Elms improved its standing five slots over last year’s #14 position.
    According to College Factual’s national list, Elms College moved from the Top 25 to the Top 15 percent with a rating of  #214 out of 1,751 institutions, improving its position by 225 slots over last year’s standing at 439. 
    This list highlights colleges and universities that are working hard to provide quality educational outcomes to veterans, active duty military students, and their families, College Factual stated.
    "We are exceptionally proud of our statewide and national Best Colleges for Veterans recognition by College Factual,” said Walter C. Breau, Ph.D., vice president of academic affairs at Elms College. “These results demonstrate Elms College’s strong commitment to supporting our veterans, students who are currently serving in the military, and their families, as they pursue their education.”
    Some of the factors taken into account by College Factual include affordability to veterans, support services and resources specific to the needs of veterans, whether they are traditional or non-traditional students.
    About Elms College
    Elms College is a co-educational Catholic college offering a liberal arts curriculum that gives students multiple perspectives on life. Founded in 1928 by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Elms College has a tradition of educating reflective, principled and creative learners, who are rooted in faith, educated in mind, compassionate in heart, responsive to civic and social obligations, and capable of adjusting to change without compromising principle.
    Melinda Rose, Director of Communications