Boston, MA—Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT) is pleased to announce its designation by G.I. Jobs to its 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools, which honors the top 15% of colleges, universities, and trade schools in the nation that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.
After years of research and a recent data-driven survey of over 12,000 schools administered by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business and publisher of G.I. Jobs and the Guide to Military Friendly Schools, BFIT ranked as a top college for recruiting and retaining military and veteran students. The survey weighting, methodology, and resulting schools list is independently certified by Ernst and Young LLP, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools can be found at: http://www.militaryfriendlyschools.com/mfslist.aspx.
BFIT is a Yellow Ribbon College, supporting the post 9/11 GI bill for veterans. BFIT also provides special tuition benefits for veterans and participates in the Veteran Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). For more information about recruitment and services for veterans at BFIT, please visit: www.bfit.edu/veterans
Franklin Institute of Technology
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is a private, two-year, non-profit, technical college with approximately 500 students in Boston’s South End neighborhood. The College offers an array of programs leading to careers in Automotive Technology, Computer Technology, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Building Technology, HVAC&R, Electrical Technology, and Eye Health Technology fields leading to certificate, associate, and bachelor degree credentials. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Additional information about the College and its programs can be found at www.bfit.edu.
About Military Friendly
Victory Media Inc., a veteran-owned business founded in 2001, has led the industry as a ratings entity for over a decade, surveying tens of thousands of institutions and adjudicating lists that capture best practices in recruitment and retention of military personnel as civilian employees, students and franchisees. There is no cost associated with participation in Victory Media surveys or being selected to a Military Friendly™ list. These employers, schools, franchises and cities represent the top tier of institutions with leading opportunities for military service members and spouses. The survey results that determine the lists are independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media. Our Military Friendly Employers, Schools, Franchises and Cities lists are published annually in G.I. Jobs, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur magazines.