2020 Best for Vets Ranking Highlights Cedar Hill
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- Feb 07, 2020
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2020 Best for Vets Ranking Highlights Cedar Hill Area
Cedar Hill, TX – A recent study by College Factual found the Cedar Hill area to be one of the best locations in the country for veterans pursuing a college degree.
Students love the area because they can get an excellent education at a vet-friendly school.
Attracting Student Veterans to the Community
There are two schools in the local area that made the top 15% of this year’s Best Colleges for Veterans ranking. Veteran affordability and availability of resources, as well as overall college quality, were considered when developing these rankings.
Veterans are welcome in the area for many reasons, including their support of local businesses in the Cedar Hill area. So, the availability of high-quality educational resources is essential for both veterans and their families.
More Reasons Veterans Choose Cedar Hill for Education
An estimated 2,525 veterans are living in Cedar Hill and about 3,830 students using the GI Bill® at nearby colleges and universities. Considering the population of Cedar Hill is roughly 48,710, this means an estimated 5.2% of the people are veterans.
Cedar Hill also boasts several other resources for veterans. For instance, there are 5 VA health facilities within 25 km from the city.
There are also 4 American Job Center Locations in the Cedar Hill area, and 4 of these have veteran representatives. The AJC locations are.:
Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County – Arlington Workforce Center
140 West Mitchell Street
Arlington, TX 76010
Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas
1712 West 287 Business
Waxahachie, TX 75165-4707
Texas Workforce Solutions for Greater Dallas
801 South State Highway 161
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas
7330 South Westmoreland Road
Dallas, TX 75237
About the Rankings
All students should be armed with all the facts possible when they are making their college decision. That’s one of the reasons why College Factual developed its Best Colleges for Veterans ranking. More than 2,700 universities were evaluated to determine these rankings.
To learn more about how these rankings were derived, see College Factual’s Ranking Methodology.
Best Colleges for Veterans Near Cedar Hill
The following two colleges near Cedar Hill have earned a distinguished spot within the top tier of this year’s ranking.
The University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington is ranked #74 in the country and #4 in the state of Texas for veterans. Roughly 33,300 undergraduates attend UT Arlington each year. The school has a student loan default rate of 6.1 percent.
Around 2,080 undergraduates at the school are recipients of the GI Bill®.
Learn more about The University of Texas at Arlington.
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas Baptist University is ranked #240 in the country and #16 in the state of Texas for veterans. DBU is home to about 3,200 undergraduates every year. The school has a student loan default rate of 6.4 percent.
Around 280 undergraduates at the school are recipients of the GI Bill®.
Learn more about Dallas Baptist University.
Other Colleges in the Area
The following is a list of some of the other colleges near Cedar Hill, TX, along with their ranking in the Best Colleges for Vets analysis.