Ten Mississippi Schools named among the nation’s best for veterans and military-connected students.
The schools include Mississippi College, Southern Miss, Meridian Community College, Mississippi State, Northwest Mississippi Community College, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Mississippi University for Women, Jackson State, Hinds Community College, and Ole Miss.
Southern Miss, Gulf Coast Community College, and Mississippi State landed in the top ten, and Ole Miss earned the Gold award.
Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with around 750 schools earning the designation of which 162 selected for the “Gold” award status for their leading practices, outcomes, and effective programs.