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Top 50 TA schools by service

Aug. 27, 2014 - 06:00AM   |  
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A service-by-service look at the 50 colleges most popular among troops using tuition assistance in fiscal 2013:

Air Force
Rank School/system Individuals
1 American Public Education Inc. (incl. American Military Univ.) 24,311
2 University System of Maryland 13,510
3 Bridgepoint Education (incl. Ashford Univ.) 7,949
4 Park University 5,663
5 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 5,392
6 Trident University International (TUI, formerly TUI University) 3,746
7 Columbia Southern Education Group Inc. 2,904
8 University of Phoenix 2,835
9 Liberty University 1,874
10 Wayland Baptist University 1,330
11 Saint Leo University 1,188
12 Central texas College 1,103
13 North Dakota University System 1,038
14 Southwestern College (Kansas) 976
15 Northwest Florida State College 944
16 Dlorah Inc. (incl. National American Univ.) 833
17 Gramtham University 820
18 University of Oklahoma 815
19 Kaplan Higher Education Corp. 787
20 Webster University 734
21 DeVry University Inc. 682
22 University of Management and Technology 651
23 Nevada System of Higher Education 629
24 Bellevue University 618
25 Oklahoma State System of Higher Education 616
26 Troy University 602
27 Maricopa Community College District 555
28 Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges 548
29 Pima County Community College District 547
30 Chapman University 527
31 University of Alaska System of Higher Education 512
32 Georgia Military College 481
33 The University of Louisiana System 473
34 International Sports Sciences Association 425
35 Clovis Community College 420
35 Rose State College 420
37 Mount Olive Cp;;ege 410
38 Burlington County College 403
39 California Community College System 402
40 Arkansas State University System 397
41 Career Education Corp. (incl. American InterContinental Univ., Colorado Technical Univ.) 387
42 Colorado Community College System 370
43 Lewis University 359
44 Alamo Colleges 358
45 Coordinating Board for Higher Education 321
45 Grand Canyon University 321
47 Metropolitan Community College 288
48 Hawaii Pacific University 286
49 Excelsior College 284
50 Gulf Coast State College 276
Army
Rank School/system Individuals
1 American Public Education Inc. (incl. American Military Univ.) 20,617
2 Central Texas College 16,353
3 University System of Maryland 12,906
4 University of Phoenix 6,704
5 Columbia Southern Education Group Inc. 5,607
6 Bridgepoint Education (incl. Ashford Univ.) 5,418
7 Grantham University 4,472
8 Excelsior College 3,257
9 Liberty University 3,131
10 Touro College and University System 2,968
11 Kaplan Higher Education Corp. 2,655
12 Post University (Connecticut) 2,556
13 North Carolina Community College System 2,549
14 Allied American University 2,305
15 Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges 2,180
16 Columbia College (Missouri) 2,172
17 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 2,078
18 Webster University 2,029
19 Troy University 1,823
20 Thomas Edison State College 1,658
21 The State University and Community College System of Tennessee 1,627
22 University System of Georgia 1,594
23 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities 1,455
24 DeVry University Inc. 1,421
25 Career Education Corp. (incl. American InterContinental Univ., Colorado Technical Univ.) 1,321
26 State University of New York System 1,273
27 Barton County Community College 1,106
28 University of North Carolina 1,100
29 Colorado Community College System 940
30 Park University 921
31 Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico 824
32 Kentucky Community and Technical College System 807
33 Saint Leo University 780
34 Education Management Corporation 764
35 Grand Canyon University 758
36 Upper Iowa University 754
37 Cochise College 702
38 Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning 693
39 Strayer Education 669
40 California Community College System 648
41 Utah System of Higher Education 638
42 Virginia Community College System 634
43 Campbell University 625
44 The University of Texas System 582
45 Kansas State University System 575
46 Central Michigan University 567
47 International Sports Sciences Association 561
48 Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez 542
49 University of Management and Technology 536
50 North Dakota University System 504
Coast Guard
Rank School/system Individuals
1 American Public Education Inc. (incl. American Military Univ.) 2,244
2 Bridgepoint Education (incl. Ashford Univ.) 356
3 Columbia Southern Education Group Inc. 329
4 University of Phoenix 314
5 Vincennes University 266
6 Thomas Edison State College 250
7 Excelsior College 233
8 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 219
9 University System of Maryland 211
10 Liberty University 196
11 California Community College System 194
12 Columbia College (Missouri) 182
13 Endicott College 165
14 Wisconsin Technical College System 145
15 Spring Hill College 122
16 Trident University International (TUI, formerly TUI University) 112
17 Saint Leo University 111
17 Virginia Community College System 111
19 Maritime Institute Inc. 98
20 Grantham University 86
21 DeVry University Inc. 84
22 University of Alaska System of Higher Education 83
22 Victory University 83
24 Southern New Hampshire University 78
25 Kaplan Higher Education Corp. 73
26 Florida State College at Jacksonville 61
27 State University System of Florida 60
28 Strayer Education 58
29 Northcentral University 50
30 City University of Seattle 48
30 The Pennsylvania State University 48
32 Hawaii Pacific University 47
33 National University System 46
34 Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges 45
35 Grand Canyon University 41
36 Oregon University System 40
37 Education Management Corp. (incl. The Art Institutes, Argosy Univ., Brown Mackie College, South Univ.) 39
38 The National Graduate School of Quality Management 38
39 North Carolina Community College System 37
40 Massachusetts Community Colleges 36
41 Old Dominion University 35
42 California State University 30
42 St. Petersburg College 30
44 State University of New York System 28
45 St. Joseph’s College (Patchogue, N.Y.) 27
45 University of South Alabama 27
47 Anne Arundel Community College 26
47 University of North Carolina 26
49 Career Education Corp. (incl. American InterContinental Univ., Colorado Technical Univ.) 25
50 International Sports Sciences Association 24
Marine Corps
Rank School/system Individuals
1 American Public Education Inc. (incl. American Military Univ.) 5,404
2 University System of Maryland 3,252
3 Central Texas College 2,246
4 Bridgepoint Education (incl. Ashford Univ.) 1,770
5 Park University 1,380
6 North Carolina Community College System 1,032
7 University of Phoenix 1,023
8 National University System 800
9 California Community College System 712
10 International Sports Sciences Association 615
11 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 583
12 Palomar College 427
13 Liberty University 400
14 Columbia Southern Education Group Inc. 391
15 Virginia Community College System 365
16 Hawaii Pacific University 336
17 Arizona Western College 283
18 Kaplan Higher Education Corp. 266
19 California Career School 225
20 Campbell University 221
21 DeVry University Inc. 215
22 Columbia College (Missouri) 212
23 Grantham University 204
24 MiraCosta College 152
25 Excelsior College 126
26 Webster University 125
27 Saint Leo University 118
28 Career Education Corp. (incl. American InterContinental Univ., Colorado Technical Univ.) 117
29 National Training Inc. 113
30 Education Management Corp. (incl. The Art Institutes, Argosy Univ., Brown Mackie College, South Univ.) 98
31 Strayer Education 93
32 Southern Illinois University 92
33 Grand Canyon University 91
33 Penn Foster Career School 91
35 Mayfield College Inc. 82
36 Trident University International (TUI, formerly TUI University) 81
37 Chaminade University of Honolulu 76
38 West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission 74
39 Southern New Hampshire University 73
40 Allied American University 71
41 Diversified Education Co. (Associated Technical College) 66
42 Troy University 65
43 The Pennsylvania State University 62
44 Thomas Edison State College 60
45 Copper Mountain College 58
46 HDS Truck Driving Institute 56
47 South Carolina Technical College System 52
48 Villanova University 51
49 University of Oklahoma 50
50 Central Michigan University 48
Navy
Rank School/system Individuals
1 American Public Education Inc. (incl. American Military Univ.) 5,113
2 University System of Maryland 5,091
3 California Community College System 2,951
4 Excelsior College 2,296
5 Columbia College (Missouri) 2,213
6 Saint Leo University 2,015
7 Central Texas College 1,941
8 Bridgepoint Education (incl. Ashford Univ.) 1,891
9 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 1,588
10 Thomas Edison State College 1,448
11 Virginia Community College System 1,376
12 Vincennes University 1,331
13 University of Phoenix 1,294
14 National University System 1,292
15 Trident University International (TUI, formerly TUI University) 1,117
16 Columbia Southern Education Group Inc. 1,114
17 Liberty University 714
18 Florida State College at Jacksonville 618
19 Hawaii Pacific University 574
20 Chapman University 453
21 Grantham University 434
22 Kaplan Higher Education Corp. 419
23 DeVry University Inc. 394
24 Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges 370
25 Old Dominion University 366
26 University of La Verne 359
27 Post University 347
28 Southern Illinois University 346
29 Strayer Education 290
30 University of Management and Technology 280
31 Park University 257
32 South Carolina Technical College System 246
33 Southern New Hampshire University 235
34 Education Management Corp. (incl. The Art Institutes, Argosy Univ., Brown Mackie College, South Univ.) 219
35 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 197
36 International Sports Sciences Association 183
37 ECPI Colleges 180
38 University of Oklahoma 176
39 Career Education Corp. (incl. American InterContinental Univ., Colorado Technical Univ.) 170
40 Pensacola State College 153
41 Webster University 152
42 Grand Canyon University 142
43 Troy University 133
44 Roger Williams University 125
45 Northcentral University 124
46 North Carolina Community College System 123
47 Wayland Baptist University 113
48 The Pennsylvania State University 105
49 State University System of Florida 102
49 University of the Incarnate Word 102

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