BUCKHANNON, WV – West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) was saluted this week as a 2021-2022 Military Friendly School by Viqtory, a private entity that ranks employers, institutions of higher education and more on their policies and military friendliness.
“Wesleyan provides veterans and military spouses a tremendous opportunity to start their post-military service future here,” said John Waltz, Vice President of Enrollment Management. “The College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Fund and G.I. Bill and takes it a step even further, offering robust academic scholarships to help ensure greater college access and affordability.”
Waltz also noted WVWC’s academic support services and personalized advising as a key strength of the College. The College has a full-time liaison for veterans in its financial aid office.
“Veterans and military spouses enhance our campus community in every way and succeed at tremendous rates at Wesleyan,” Waltz said.
Per Viqtory and the Military Friendly organization, the designation is given to schools who meet the methodology criteria of Military Friendly. The criteria is broken down into different categories such as Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment and Loan Default rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans. Schools that meet the criteria are committed to being better for Veterans and are an example to American Schools.