KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - Dec 12, 2012) - Grantham University is honored to be named a top performing school in the 2013 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities for the sixth consecutive year. Compiled by Military Advanced Education, colleges and universities were ranked on the list in four key areas: military culture, support services, financial and flexibility.
"Serving those who serve has been at the heart of our mission for more than six decades," said Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey, vice president for strategic initiatives. "Service members and veterans have given so much to our country and they deserve nothing less from the universities that serve them, which is why we are constantly researching and evaluating ways to enhance our programs and services."
Grantham University has been meeting the educational needs of service members, veterans, and military families through accredited online degrees, military scholarship programs, affordable tuition rates, and award-winning student support services.
Grantham University students receive one-on-one support in the form of a student advisor who is there to answer questions and provide motivation and encouragement. Faculty is trained in military culture, adult learning strategies and online best practices.
All students have access to the Student Advising and Learning Center (SALC) and Career Services. SALC provides online study resources, including math learning modules, writing modules, tutorial videos, and student success strategies. SALC also has one-on-one tutoring and writing and math labs where students can receive feedback on assignments before they are submitted for grading.
Grantham University's Career Services department provides professional development tools and one-on-one career search assistance to help students and graduates secure employment after graduation. Services include targeted employment research; assistance with professional branding; help with creating custom resumes, cover letters and portfolios; interview preparation; and access to a virtual job portal, Grantham Pathways.
For more information about Grantham University and its 100% online degree programs, visit: www.grantham.edu or call 1-800-955-2527.
About Grantham University:
Established in 1951, Grantham University is a private institution that specializes in online education for the working adult student. Its mission is to provide accessible, affordable, professionally relevant degree programs in a continuously changing global society. Grantham's courses are 100% online, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty (TDY) or from almost anywhere in the world. Accredited since 1961 by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University has compiled a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education.