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Florida Tech Ranked a Best College for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report

By University Alliance on February 07, 2014

Florida Tech’s 100% online degree programs provide a world-class education online with the same military benefits as campus-based programs.

In its inaugural ranking of the Best Colleges for Veterans, U.S. News & World Report placed Florida Institute of Technology in the top 40 among 234 rated universities. The rankings are based on a schools’ participation in federal initiatives such as helping veterans and active duty servicemembers apply, pay for and complete their degrees.

Florida Tech, also recognized as a “military-friendly school” by G.I. Jobsmagazine, strives to help servicemembers and their spouses take advantage of military programs and benefits including tuition assistance programs, the G.I. Bill, college fund programs, loan repayment plans and veterans’ benefits. The school also offers cost-saving military tuition rates.

Florida Tech collaborates with University Alliance (UA) to promote and deliver graduate and undergraduate degrees, as well as professional certificate programs, all 100% online. Courses are powered by UA technology and feature downloadable, professor-led video lectures that can be accessed conveniently via desktop, laptop or mobile device. Students may pause, rewind and review lectures to learn at their own pace. They also enjoy fully interactive class participation and instructor support via online chat rooms and discussion boards.

Florida Tech University Online provides veterans, reservists and activity duty military with the convenience and flexibility to study online whether they are serving abroad or stationed closer to home.

“Florida Tech is committed to supporting our veteran service members and their families.” said Florida Tech’s Brian Ehrlich, Associate Vice President- Director of Online Learning. “We understand that access to quality education prepares our veterans for civilian careers while also providing them with critical opportunities for advancement and leadership.”

Veterans and members of the military seeking more information should visit or call 855-300-1469.

About Florida Tech

Florida Tech is a regionally accredited university that is world renowned for its distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and unyielding innovation. Florida Tech is ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. It is also rated by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and named in Barron’s Best Buys in College Education. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech has more than 60,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state’s famous Space Coast.

About University Alliance

The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation’s leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA’s technology and support services, the universities have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country.

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