Armstrong Named a Military Friendly School

Armstrong has been officially named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine. This military friendly designation is based on the results of an extensive survey of more than 8,000 U.S. colleges and universities and recognizes schools that are doing the most to support active military and military veterans.

Armstrong is ranked in the top 20 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide for its military friendly status and is currently listed in the 2012 Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

“We strive to ensure that our programs meet the changing needs of military students and their families,” said Armstrong President Linda M. Bleicken. “Armstrong is proud to support members of our military and to ensure that they enjoy access to relevant educational options in a wide range of fields.”

Armstrong is also part of a network of universities that guarantees transferability of credits for military students, provides in-state tuition for members of the military and their families, and offers college credit for military experience. The Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) consortium of colleges and universities is dedicated to helping military students and their families earn college degrees.

As a complement to its main campus in Savannah, Ga., Armstrong operates the Liberty Center in Hinesville, Ga., which is dedicated to helping members of the military and their families pursue higher education and earn college degrees in key fields. Each year, the Liberty Center enrolls between 300 and 400 students, many of whom are military of family members and earn degrees in fields like liberal studies, criminal justice or nursing.