Valparaiso University has earned recognition as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting military and civilian worlds.

Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation and list by Victory Media is the premier, trusted resource for post-military success. Military Friendly® provides service members transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that employ best practices to embrace military students and dedicate resources ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.

The 1,600 colleges, universities and trade schools on this year’s list have world-class programs and policies to support military students success on campus. The Military Friendly® Schools qualification process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey of schools nationwide approved for Post-9/11 GI Bill funding. The school survey, methodology, criteria and weightings were developed with the assistance of an Academic Advisory Board comprised of educators from schools across the country, and are held to a higher standard every year. The survey is administered for free and is open to all schools who wish to participate.