Military Times Ranks Lewis as Best for Vets in Illinois

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Military Times Ranks Lewis University as Best for Vets in Illinois

Published: December 11, 2017.

Military Times magazine ranked Lewis University as the best college for veterans in Illinois on its Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 list. Lewis University was placed 26th among private colleges and universities in the nation for 2018.

The rankings are based on the results of Military Times’ annual survey of veteran and military student services as well as ratings of academic achievement. The Military Times Best for Vets distinction recognizes Lewis University for its commitment to educating and providing opportunities to America's veterans, service members and families.

Lewis University was assessed as a university that demonstrates the factors that help make colleges and universities a good fit for service members, military veterans and their families.

Comprehensive support is provided by the Lewis University Office of Veterans Affairs and Recruitment, which mentors and advises students as they navigate college. The active Lewis University Chapter of the Student Veterans of America organization provides veterans and their families support in networking, academics and other professional opportunities. Lewis University is a partner in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program, which allows qualified Post-9/11 veterans to enroll in more than 100 approved education programs at Lewis University, tuition-free.

Lewis University is an innovative and entrepreneurial Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit for further information.

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