Berkeley College Featured in Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities


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Berkeley College is recognized for its outstanding military programs and veteran support services in the 2009 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities, published by Military Advanced Education, a journal of higher learning for servicemen and women.
Berkeley College was ranked among the top 3 percent of more than 5,000 colleges nationwide. The guide also features an interview with Berkeley College President Dario A. Cortes, PhD.
Berkeley College launched its Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, headed by Assistant Vice President Richard E. Robitaille, EdD, in June 2009. The College currently assists active military personnel and veterans through the Yellow Ribbon Program under the G.I. Bill, as well as through partnerships with the National Guard and the Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership.
Earlier this year, Berkeley College was rated a Military-Friendly School for 2010 by G.I. Jobs magazine, an award honoring the colleges that do the most to embrace student veterans.
Click here to read the interview with Dr. Cortes in the 2009 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities.
A leader in business education for 79 years, Berkeley College maintains an enrollment of more than 8,000 students, including 665 international students in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has two New York campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, an Extension Center in Lower Manhattan in the Wall Street area, and four New Jersey campuses located in Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson), Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark. In addition, the College offers Berkeley College Online and Corporate Learning Partnerships. Concentrations are offered in more than 20 career fields, and all campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s website address is
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