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Military FriendlyUDM awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® designation

Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, named University of Detroit Mercy to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

“Inclusion in this year’s list certainly shows University of Detroit Mercy’s strong commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, vice president at Victory Media and a nine-year Navy veteran. “The need for education is growing and our mission is to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools. We appreciate all that UDM continues to do to help veterans,” he added.

The Military Friendly Schools® website,, features the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences. The 1,868 colleges, universities and trade schools on this year’s list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience. These schools have world-class programs and policies for student support on campus, academic accreditation, credit policies, flexibility and other services to those who served.

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