Best Colleges for Veterans

Regional Universities (North)

Best Colleges for Veterans Methodology

These are the top-ranked schools in the Best Colleges rankings that participate in federal initiatives helping veterans and active service members apply, pay for and complete their degrees.

These rankings are split into 4 regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

Rank School
#1 Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY

#2 Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

#2 Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

#4 Mount St. Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD

#5 Le Moyne College

Syracuse, NY

#6 Canisius College

Buffalo, NY

#6 La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA

#6 Nazareth College

Rochester, NY

#9 Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

#10 Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, NJ

#10 Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

#12 Hood College

Frederick, MD

#12 Roger Williams University

Bristol, RI

#14 Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

#15 New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

#15 St. Joseph's College New York

Brooklyn, NY

#17 Gannon University

Erie, PA

#17 Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

#17 Niagara University

Niagara University, NY

#17 Towson University

Towson, MD

#21 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Galloway, NJ

#21 Western New England University

Springfield, MA

#23 Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD

#24 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

#24 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA

#26 DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

#26 Robert Morris University

Moon Township, PA

#28 Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

#29 York College of Pennsylvania

York, PA

#30 Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, CT

#31 Gwynedd-​Mercy College

Gwynedd Valley, PA

#31 Mount St. Mary College

Newburgh, NY

#31 Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

#34 Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

#34 College of Mount St. Vincent

Riverdale, NY

#34 Monroe College

Bronx, NY

#37 LIU Post

Brookville, NY

#37 Touro College

New York, NY

#39 Cabrini College

Radnor, PA

#40 Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

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