Mountain Empire Community College Recognized in Military Times 2023 Best for Vets: Colleges Rankings

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Big Stone Gap, VA. – Mountain Empire Community College is proud to announce its inclusion in the prestigious Military Times 2023 Best for Vets: College’s rankings.

 Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges is the largest and most comprehensive annual ranking of schools for military service members and veterans. Each year, schools are evaluated based on their programs for veterans. The survey results, in combination with public data from the Department of Education and Department of Veterans Affairs, contribute to this respected and unbiased annual ranking.

 The 2023 rankings can be found on the new Best for Vets website:

This year, Mountain Empire Community College joins the esteemed list of 325 schools recognized for their commitment to supporting military service members and veterans, marking a nearly 5% increase over the previous year.

 For a decade, Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges has been a trusted resource for the military community, aiding veterans in making informed decisions about their educational planning and how to leverage the education benefits earned through military service.

Mike Gruss, editor-in-chief at Sightline Media Group, the parent company of Military Times, notes that “our comprehensive survey and thoughtful methodology make our rankings best in class.”

Mountain Empire Community College is honored to be part of this prestigious list and remains dedicated to providing valuable resources and support to military service members and veterans.

Mountain Empire Community College is committed to excellence in education and serving its community with high-quality programs and resources. Visit our website for more information:

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