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Hope International University Again Named 'Military Friendly' and a Yellow Ribbon School

Fullerton, CA (10/13/11) – Hope International University in Fullerton, CA has again been named a Military Friendly School by the G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools ® team and on its military and veteran College Matchmaker at www.MilitaryFriendlySchools.com. Out of nearly 7000 schools nationwide, Military Friendly status is only granted to a rare 15%- leaving a list of 1000 of the most qualified schools and colleges to cater to our veterans and service members. Criteria for selection includes programs and policies that accommodate service members and veterans, academic credit for CLEP and ACE, flexible learning programs, tuition benefits, acceptance of the GI Bill, and membership in the Servicemembers Opportunity Consortium (SOC).

HIU is also proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Yellow Ribbon Program provides enhanced tuition assistance for military students who want to attend private schools and out-of-state schools.

In addition, HIU offers a number of other benefits to military members, veterans, and their families. The Department of Defense Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides a lifetime benefit of up to $4,000 of financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing associate degrees, certification, and licensures leading to employment in portable career fields.

Hope International University proudly works with our nation’s service members and veterans by providing educational programs that are convenient, flexible, and designed to further post-military career opportunities or prepare individuals for a career change. Teresa Smith, Vice President for Enrollment Management states, “It is an honor to serve our veterans and those in active duty by helping them pursue their educational goals. We are committed to providing our military personnel with the tools needed to succeed, and to helping them get the most out of their military benefits and other available aid.”

For more information, please visit our military web page.


Hope International University, founded in 1928, offers a learning experience that encourages intellectual, social, physical, and spiritual development.  HIU provides a quality education and personal service from a faculty and staff dedicated to the ultimate success of its graduates. The student-faculty ratio of 14:1 ensures the kind of individualized instruction students need in order to prepare them for the future. Our diverse student body represents over 35 states and 40 countries around the world.
To learn more, please visit the Hope International University website at http://www.hiu.edu or contact Katie Gladding, Director of Marketing at kgladding@hiu.edu or 714-879-3901 x2692.


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