August 17, 2009
Webster University Recognized Nationally as “Military Friendly School”
ST. LOUIS, August 17, 2009 – G.I Jobs magazine today announced the release of its 2010 list of Military Friendly Schools. Webster University received the highest honor being named as one of the top 15 percent of all U.S. colleges, universities and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.
“Webster University has a long-standing tradition of welcoming both active duty military and veterans to its worldwide network of campuses,” said Webster University President Elizabeth J. Stroble. “Approximately one-sixth of our 21,000 students have a military connection. Some people aren’t aware that Webster University is one of the largest provider of graduate-level military education in the United States.”
Schools on the list include state universities, private colleges, community colleges and trade schools. Webster University joins other Military Friendly Schools including American University, Arizona State University, Auburn University, Ball State University, California State University (Fresno, Monterey Bay and Long Beach campuses), City College of San Francisco, Creighton University School of Nursing, Drury University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida State University, Illinois State University, Indiana State University, John Carroll University, Johns Hopkins University Engineering for Professionals, Kansas State University, Marquette University, Miami University, Oregon State University, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, Syracuse University, Texas A & M University, The Ohio State University, The University of Akron, The University of New Mexico, Tulsa Community College, University of Louisville, University of Notre Dame, University of Oklahoma, University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University and Virginia Military Institute.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University is a worldwide institution committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Founded in 1915, Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools and colleges, and a global network of more than 100 campuses. Its 20,000-plus student population represents almost 150 nationalities. The University’s core values include excellence in teaching, joining theory and practice, small class sizes, and educating students to be lifelong independent learners, fully prepared to participate in an increasingly international society.
Since opening its first campus overseas in Geneva in 1978, Webster has become a recognized leader and innovator in global education, with an international presence that now includes campuses in London; Vienna; Amsterdam and Leiden, the Netherlands; Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu, China; and Bangkok and Cha-am, Thailand. Webster also has educational partnerships with universities in Mexico and Japan.