ECU best for vets in recent ranking

East Carolina University is a top college for veterans in a variety of programs, according to recent rankings by College Factual, a source of data analytics and insights on college outcomes.
ECU was third out of 56 colleges reviewed by College Factual in its 2019 Best Colleges for Vets in North Carolina analysis. This puts ECU in the top 5 percent of all schools in the state for veteran friendliness, the organization said.
ECU also is ranked 55 out of 1,820 schools for veterans among all colleges and universities reviewed by College Factual.
The rankings were developed to highlight schools that offer quality outcomes in a specific major while also offering support and resources to help veterans and active-duty military students thrive, the organization said.
In all, ECU is listed as a top college in categories ranging from veteran friendly to best of the best in the following program areas: public health, management information systems, physiology, teacher education subject specific, music, physical education, biology, computer information systems, psychology, fine arts, liberal arts, communication, nursing, social work, finance, criminal justice, business administration, hospitality management, and human development and family studies.
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-by Crystal Baity, ECU News Services