Monthly Archives: September 2012
September 18, 2012
Diamond Bar, CA, September 18, 2012 – Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named California Intercontinental University to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
A pioneer in online Doctorate of Business Administration programs, California Intercontinental University offers a wide range of specialized graduate degrees. The DETC accredited university also offers online Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and is constantly expanding its range of programs. A strong supporter of military personnel, their families, and veterans seeking further education, the university is a VA Approved Institution of Higher Learning and a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC).
“California Intercontinental University continues to support the educational learning needs of military personnel and their families. We are pleased to, once again, receive the distinction of being a military friendly institution from the military community,” said Dr. Troy Roland, Chief Academic Officer of the university.
“By nature of its distance learning and online format, California Intercontinental University provides military with options to help them attain bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in a multitude of academic disciplines”, he added.
California Intercontinental University provides various benefits to its military students. For example, the application and registration fees are waived. The school also offers military scholarships to active duty, reservists, national guardsmen, veterans and other military service members. Scholarships are awarded based on both need and merit, taking into account income, GPA, and the Military Scholarship Essay, and are determined based on a point system.
“Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ® shows California Intercontinental University’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, Director for G.I. Jobs and Vice President at Victory Media. “As interest in education grows we’re thrilled to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools,” said Sean Collins.
The Military Friendly Schools ® media and website, found atwww.militaryfriendlyschools.com, feature the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences. Now in its fourth year, the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ® was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 12,000 VA-approved schools nationwide. The 1,739 colleges, universities and trade schools on this year’s list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience. Complete survey methodology is available at
ABOUT Victory Media Inc
Victory Media is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business founded in 2001. Victory’s free, data-driven, Military Friendly ® lists can be found atwww.gijobs.com/2012Top100 www.militaryfriendlyschools.com and Victory’s lists are also published in G.I. Jobs, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneurmagazines, republished in national and local periodicals and are frequently cited on national and local TV stations.
About California Intercontinental University
A pioneer in online Doctorate of Business Administration programs, California Intercontinental University offers a wide range of specialized Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees such as Entrepreneurship & Business Management, Global Business & Leadership, Health Care Administration and Information Systems. A VA Approved Institution of Higher Learning and a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), California Intercontinental University has a strong focus on the military student experience. Programs are designed to meet the needs of our United States Armed Forces, and prior coursework, military training, and past experiences are evaluated for credit. For more information on programs, benefits, and scholarships, click here