Best for Vets: Colleges 2014
2-year schools
These schools told us they offer only associate degrees, certificates or diplomas.

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2012 Enrollment
Post-9/11 GI Bill
Rank
School
Headquarters or main campus
Type
Total
Military
Veterans office
Accepts ACE credits
At or below TA cap
At or below limits
Yellow Ribbon
Staff support
Academic support
Extra- curriculars
Accrededation
Student-faculty ratio
Graduation rate (transfer rate)
Default rate
1 Central Community College Grand Island, Neb. Public 7,283 183
n/a NCACS [R](4) 18:1 37% (no data) 16%
2 Pasadena City College Pasadena, Calif Public 29,192(2) 853(2)
  WASC-ACCJC [R] 25:1 37% (13%) 11%
3 Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights, Minn Public 6,114 269
n/a NCACS [R] 23:1 18% (33%) 12%
4 Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner, Mass Public 4,766 213
NEASC [R] 13:1 14% (16%) 13%
5 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, Colo. Public 15,189 862
n/a NCACS [R] 22:1 14% (10%) 19%
6 Georgia Perimeter College Decatur, Ga. Public 23,619 1,151
n/a SACS [R] 22:1 8% (18%) 18%
7 Shoreline Community College Shoreline, Wash. Public 6,884 276
n/a NCCU [R] 18:1 27% (26%) 11%
8 Glendale Community College Glendale, Ariz. Public 32,887 1,034(1)
n/a NCACS [R] 22:1 14% (22%) 20%
9 Burlington County College Pemberton, N.J. Public 10,071 991
  MSCHE [R] 26:1 19% (21%) 15%
10 Rockland Community College Suffern, N.Y. Public 8,250 164
  NYSBR [R](4) 25:1 27% (15%) 19%
11 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, Utah Public 29,997 1,275
NCCU [R] 22:1 23% (13%) 11%
12 San Jacinto Community College District Pasadena, Texas Public 28,721 no data
n/a SACS [R] 24:1 14% (24%) 18%
13 Southwestern Illinois College Bellevlle, Ill. Public 12,961 704
n/a NCACS [R] 21:1 26% (22%) 25%
14 Pierce College District Lakewood, Wash. Public 9,376 no data
n/a NCCU [R] 19:1 20% (36%) 13%
(1) Count based on students using Veterans Affairs Department and Defense Department benefits
(2) Unduplicated 12-month headcount for 2012-13, instead of fall 2012 enrollment, as reported by school
(3) Estimated enrollment from Education Department, not school
(4) Multiple accrediting agencies