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College Factual has released its annual list of the best college for veterans for 2019. The rankings highlight the schools that are most supportive of veterans and active-duty military members.

In the state of New York, Excelsior College has been ranked the No. 1 college for veterans out of 131 colleges that were reviewed for the study. Excelsior College was also ranked in the top one percent of all schools nationwide, and No. 5 for the Bests for Vets category on a national level. This is the fourth consecutive year that Excelsior College has been included in the College Factual rankings.

College Factual determines its ranking based on 24 factors, some of which are comprised of 10 or more sub-factors. According to, these factors combine to identify excellence in the following areas:

  • Veteran Affordability
  • Veteran Population
  • Veteran Policies
  • Veteran Resources
  • Veteran Satisfaction
  • Overall College Quality

Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, nonprofit online college focused on contributing to the development of a diverse, educated, and career-ready society by valuing lifelong learning with an emphasis on serving individuals historically underrepresented in higher education.

To learn more about Excelsior College being named the best college for veterans in New York, visit here.

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