Prominent military education magazine reveals Kaplan University as among best schools for service membersKaplan University was recently named among America’s Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities for 2010, by the Military Advanced Education magazine, for the third consecutive year.

Currently, the school offers military personnel a 55 percent reduction for active duty service members and reservists, and a 38 percent reduction for veterans. Furthermore, spouses receive a 10 percent price cut in tuition.

College officials said that the online university employs trained advisors who deal specifically (rep) with military students. They also enable students to use their military training and experience as elective credits toward their degrees.

“Service members have the drive and the discipline to succeed in college; what they need is the flexibility that will allow them to do so while they serve. Our goal is to provide that flexibility with rigorous and meaningful learning,” said Scott Kilgore, senior vice president of military affairs.

The university currently enrolls more than 11,000 active-duty military students, spouses and veterans. According to the 2010 Sloan Survey of Online Learning, enrollment in web-based courses grow by almost 1 million students from 2009.

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