A Leader Among Accredited Online Colleges, Ashworth College Makes the List of 2013 Top Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Georgia (PRWEB) January 30, 2013

Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu), one of the top accredited online colleges, was recently selected for inclusion in Military Advanced Educations 6th Annual Guide to Top Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities. This year, 300 institutions made the cut. It is the third consecutive year Ashworth has made the list.

Rob Klapper, President of Ashworth College said, “Were proud of our ability to provide affordable, accredited online programs to military personnel, military spouses and the veteran community. For 25 years, our mission has been to ensure that our programs meet the needs of anyone wanting to continue their education — especially those with military affiliations.

Klapper went on to explain that when compared to similar institutions, a military education program from Ashworth was more affordable. An Ashworth degree program is less than $ 100 dollars per credit hour, compared to others that push theirs as high as $ 250 per credit hour. Its clear that Ashworth College helps military tuition benefits go further. He also pointed out that Ashworth does not charge for textbooks and other course materials.

From community colleges to nationally known centers of higher learning, MAEs Annual Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities provides potential students with uniform, pertinent information. Among the attributes considered in evaluating any schools degree of military friendliness are the quality of its academics, the support it provides to servicemembers, veterans and their families, and the sophistication and effectiveness of its distance learning programs.

Dedicated to military education

Ashworth is a Yellow Ribbon school, a S.O.C. Institutional member, accepts A.C.E. credits, and is approved for GI/VA education benefits, DANTES, MyCAA and GoArmyEd. With a dedicated team of Military Education Advisors, Ashworth offers personal, one-on-one assistance from completing applications, to maximizing education benefits and transfer credits through graduation.

Additionally, Ashworth is consistently listed as a military-friendly institution by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education, is a corporate sponsor of The Fort Benning Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, and its sister school, James Madison High School, was elevated to Tier I status by U.S. Department of Defense in 2012.

About Military Advanced Education

Military Advanced Education is the only magazine produced specifically for servicemembers and veterans seeking to take advantage of the military education benefit. MAE covers issues and trends in distance learning and education as they specifically relate to military life, including innovative programs, military educational policy, financial aid and coursework that offer special opportunities for military personnel.

About Ashworth College

Celebrating 25 years of Educating Minds and Changing Lives, leading online school Ashworth College has built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Ashworth offers military education as well as specialized programs for corporate partners and homeschoolers.

Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA, Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Ashworth is parent to James Madison High School which is accredited regionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED and further provides career training and vocational programs in the fields of health, business, technology, education, and skilled trades through sister schools PCDI Canada, New York Institute of Photography and Sheffield School.

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