Updated:
Original:

Four Minnesota schools on list of best technical colleges for vets

Author:

Four Minnesota schools made the list of the 40 best career and technical colleges for U.S. military veterans.

The rankings come from Military Times EDGE magazine's “Military Times Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2014 List.” Colleges were evaluated in five categories, including academic policies, academic quality, financial aid, university culture and student support.

WCCO reports the McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul made the list, adding that McNally Smith was acknowledged because the school offers a Veterans Free Tuition Initiative, which increased its matching of veteran-specific federal financial aid that offers tuition for servicemen and women. The college also participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program for student support. More than 100 vets have attended McNally Smith.

Other Minnesota schools on the list include Pine Technical College in Pine City, Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount and the Minnesota School of Business in Richfield.

Military Times EDGE is a publication focusing on military transition, career and education information and is published by Gannett Government Media. The magazine is inserted into newsstand copies of Army Times, Navy Times, Marine Corps Times and Air Force Times.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2021-10-15 at 10.01.55 PM

Large police presence at Emagine Willow Creek movie theater in Plymouth

There are few details at this stage as to what has happened.

Maple Grove Police Department

Maple Grove-based businessman convicted of fatally shooting wife

Wiseman owns properties in both Minnesota, Nevada and China.

betty and earls biscuits facebook

Jason Matheson's biscuit shop to briefly close ahead of relaunch

Betty & Earl's will shut down for two weeks before reopening under a new name.

Simon Merino Go Fund Me

Worker dies in forklift accident at paper recycling business

The victim was described as a loving father of two who was devoted to his church.

rosie means - go fund me

Authorities ID woman killed by hit-and-run driver who ran red light

A fundraiser was created to support the family after the "sudden and senseless loss."

Prior Lake Football

Watch: Prior Lake stuns Rosemount with last-second hook and ladder

The Lakers dusted off an old favorite to get a victory on Thursday night.

unsplas - maple leaf frost fall lawn

MN gets its first frost advisories, freeze warnings of the season

The coldest spots could dip to below 30 degrees overnight.

Fleck

Ahead of Big Ten clash, Huskers fans spend their Friday mocking PJ Fleck

Huskers fans are in a playful mood ahead of Saturday's game.

Jamal Smith

New 1st-degree murder charge for man accused in youth coach's killing

A grand jury indicted the suspect in connection with the shooting of Jay Boughton.

trick or treating halloween

COVID: Mayo Clinic's tips for staying safe while trick-or-treating

A layered approach, especially for those who aren't vaccinated, is recommended.

Walz

'My patience level is gone': Walz calls on lawmakers to help hospital strain

The governor said only legislators can enact some of the needed measures.

Related