, a resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, has recognized Cal State San Bernardino as one of the Best Online Military Friendly Colleges for 2021. CSUSB, listed in the top 50, was specifically recognized as the “Best State University System.” analyzed 224 schools on a scale of 0 to 100, with only 63 making it to the final list for Online Military Friendly Colleges.

In addition to reviewing the overall reputation and strength of the institutions, we took a close look at their programs and support offered to active duty service members, veterans, and their families, to determine which were the best bets for this specific group of students,” says the website. “Our top picks for the best military friendly colleges are well-respected and affordable.”

CSUSB’s Veterans Success Center supports former, current and future service members of the United States Armed Forces and their dependents with the transition from higher education to career, navigation through their academic experience, and celebration of their service and achievements by offering high-quality support services, resources and events.

“The Veterans Success Center works year-round with our colleagues to ensure that service members and their families receive the entitlements and benefits they have earned,” said Agustin Ramirez, director of the center. “When you factor in the world class faculty and programs, affordability, and beautiful supportive campus, the opportunity for service members to attend CSUSB sells itself. We are excited by this recognition, and grateful for the opportunity to shine!”

The center offers dynamic programs that are comprehensive in scope and sensitive to the unique needs of service members, such as the new student veterans orientation; a monthly seminar series; weekly mental health support group; science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) tutoring; SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society; veterans graduation celebration; advocacy and referral services; a military veterans writers group; and more.

The Veterans Success Center at CSUSB has also been recognized by the U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) as a top veteran-friendly school since 2013. USVM annually evaluates universities across the United States to determine the premier educational institutions for veterans. The center has also been acknowledged by independent news outlet, Military Times, as being one of the best for veteran colleges across the U.S.

For more information about the center, visit the Veterans Success Center website.

To access the complete ranking for the Best Online Military Friendly Colleges for 2021, visit  

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