American National University- VIRGINIA

American National University- VIRGINIA

Assessment

  • Military Culture
  • Financial Assistance
  • Flexibility
  • General Support
  • Online Support
  • On-Campus Support

Population

1,446 Total Students
0 Military Students
15 Average Class Size

Programs

  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Certificates

Accreditation

  • National
  • Regional
  • Hybrid
  • Specialized / Programmatic

Classes Offered

  • On Campus
  • Online
  • Hybrid

Why Attend?

American National University is infused with a culture of understanding and respect for America's military students. The career center directors at ANU have a regular practice of speaking with each student and uncovering their detailed skill sets in regards to their specific post/job duty while enlisted. Uncovering these details allow the career center director to discuss the student's attributes of transferable skills from the military to the civilian marketplace for employment. ANU is a recognized leader in providing veterans education with programs and campuses that are approved for military educational benefits. ANU is recognized as an Employer in Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) program that allows employees and students alike, the security of knowing that their military service is respected and valued. Many of the university's top administrators are veterans (including the President), as well as members of the faculty, staff and students. Upon enrolling at ANU, the student receives a note of appreciation from the President of the University, along with a Presidential Recognition Coin given only to military students/veterans. In addition, all military branch flags are prominently displayed in every campus, along with a Veterans Wall of Honor that includes a photo of the student/employee name, their role at the University, and their service branches and dates. ANU remains steadfast in its commitment to helping all military personnel, veterans, and their spouses achieve career success. The way we see it, that's more than a promise-it's our mission.

Reach Out

3361 Melrose Avenue

Roanoke VA 24017

USA

Q: Does your institution participate in the DoD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding, DoD MOU? (http://www.dodmou.com)
A: Yes
Q: Is your institution participating in the President’s Principles of Excellence program? (http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/principles_of_excellence.asp)
A: Yes
Q: Is your institution participating in the 8 Keys to Veteran Success program? (http://www.ed.gov/veterans-and-military-families/8-keys-success-sites)
A: No
Q: Is your institution a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges’ Degree Network Program? (http://www.soc.aascu.org/socdns/Default.html)
A: No
Q: Does your institution make training available for faculty and staff on military culture and best practices in supporting military/veteran students?
A: Yes
Q: Does your institution offer any special events for veterans or military students, such as parades, Veterans Day celebrations, military student graduation ceremonies, etc.?
A: Yes
Q: Does your institution perform an official evaluation of the Joint Services Transcript for veterans and servicemembers?
A: Yes
Q: If yes, is this evaluation of military transcripts for veterans and servicemembers performed at no cost to them?
A: Yes
Q: Is the evaluation automatically performed for servicemembers and veteran students without it being specifically requested?
A: Yes
Q: If yes, does your institution use ACE recommendations when granting credits?
A: Yes, for both military courses and military experience
Q: Does your institution have a procedure in place to award experiential credit (i.e. on the job training, outside of the classroom experience and training, or prior learning assessment)?
A: Yes
Q: Does your institution have an activation or deployment policy?
A: No
Q: Does your institution have a withdrawal policy for servicemembers or veterans?
A: No
Q: Does your institution limit its academic residency requirements for active-duty servicemembers to earn an undergraduate degree?
A: No
Q: Do you have an office on or near a base installation for counseling, recruiting, registration, advising, or any other military/veteran student administrative issues?
A: Yes
Q: Does your institution have a single point of contact or full-time veterans services department to offer support/advising to military students and veterans (which does not involve any recruitment of the prospective student)?
A: Yes
Q: Does your institution have a military-specific advisor?
A: No
Q: Do you offer priority and/or exclusive registration for veteran/servicemember students?
A: No
Q: Do you provide training or professional development opportunities for academic advisors working with servicemember or veteran students?
A: No
Q: Do you have a department that specializes in disability services that recognizes Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other psychological injuries as eligible for academic accommodations?
A: No
Q: Is your institution a partner in the VA’s VITAL (Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership) Initiative?
A: No
Q: Does your institution have any relationships with employers that have training programs unique to veterans/servicemembers?
A: No
Q: Do you provide any career placement assistance to students?
A: Yes
Q: Do you have an online veterans center that is specific to support services?
A: No
Q: Does your institution’s website have a portal to online student veterans groups (such as veteran/servicemember-specific social media, etc.)?
A: No
Q: Do you have an online chapter of Student Veterans of America?
A: No
Q: Does your institution have a best practice for instructor response time to student inquiries?
A: Yes
Q: Does your institution offer online library services?
A: Yes
Q: Do additional library fees/costs apply for online students to receive physical items like books or journals?
A: No
Q: Do additional costs apply for students to access online research resources?
A: No
Q: Does your institution provide online chat support?
A: Yes
Q: Does your institution offer ROTC?
A: No
Q: Do you hold any face-to-face classes on a military base or installation?
A: No
Q: Does your institution participate in the Veterans Upward Bound program?
A: No
Q: Does your institution participate in the VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program?
A: No
Q: Does your institution have an on-campus veteran center?
A: No
Q: Does your institution have full-time mental health providers that are trained in veteran-specific mental health concerns such as PTS and TBI?
A: No
Q: Does your institution have an on-campus student veterans organization?
A: No
Q: Does your institution have on-campus child care available to students?
A: No

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