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Somerset Community College Named Military Friendly School

Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Somerset Community College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace Americas military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools shows Somerset Community Colleges commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students, said Sean Collins, Director for G.I. Jobs and Vice President at Victory Media. As interest in education grows were thrilled to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools, said Sean.

The Military Friendly Schools media and website, found at, feature the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences. The 1,739 colleges, universities and trade schools on this years list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience. These schools have world-class programs and policies for student support on campus, academic accreditation, credit policies, flexibility and other services to those who served.

Now in its fourth year, the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 12,000 VA-approved schools nationwide. The survey results that comprise the 2013 list were independently tested by Ernst amp; Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by G.I. Jobs. Each year schools taking the survey are held to a higher standard than the previous year via improved methodology, criteria and weightings developed with the assistance of an Academic Advisory Board (AAB) consisting of educators from schools across the country.

ABOUT Victory Media Inc
Victory Media is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business founded in 2001. Victorys free, data-driven, Military Friendly lists can be found at and Victorys lists are also published in G.I. Jobs, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur magazines, republished in national and local periodicals and are frequently cited on national and local TV stations.