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Bryan School on Military Times’ ‘Best for Vets’ list

Photo of The Bryan School of Business and Economics.UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics is among the top North Carolina business schools for veterans according to the Military Times’ Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016 list.

The Bryan School ranks third in the state after Fayetteville State University School of Business and Economics and North Carolina State University Poole College of Management.

“We are very pleased to be recognized by Military Times, especially since this is the first year that the Bryan School has participated in the ranking process,” said Mac Banks, dean of the Bryan School. “Military veterans are natural problem solvers, which makes them a great fit for the Bryan School. We look forward to continuing to offer the highest quality education to our nation’s heroes.”

The Business Schools list is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the many factors that make an institution a good fit for military veterans. Military Times focused on culture and curriculum that cater to military veterans when conducting and scoring the fourth annual survey. The rankings recognize the top 77 business schools for veterans. The Bryan School ranks No. 59 nationally.

“Veterans have told us they were attracted to a business degree because it wouldn’t tie them down to a certain industry,” said Amanda Miller, editor of Best for Vets. “The survey lets us recognize the graduate business schools with close military connections that truly take vets’ success to heart.”

UNCG has a long legacy of embracing veteran students and offers a wide range of resources for veterans and their families, including the Veterans Resource Center, the Student Veterans Association and numerous scholarship opportunities.

In addition to the Business Schools list, UNCG was recently named to the 2016 Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges list. The university was also named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media and a “Top School” in the 2016 Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) Guide to Colleges & Universities.

For more information about the rankings and methodology, visit militarytimes.com/best-for-vets.

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