Rawls College of Business Named One of Best Schools for Veterans

This is the first time an individual college at Texas Tech is ranked for serving veterans.

Rawls College of Business

Ranked in Military Times’ “Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014"

Texas Tech University recently was ranked in Military Times’ “Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014.” This is the first time an individual college at Texas Tech is ranked for serving veterans.

"Texas Tech has been consistent in its firm support of our military and their families, and we will never waiver from that commitment," said Texas Tech President M. Duane Nellis. "We have tremendous leadership here in Rawls Dean Lance Nail, Juan Muñoz and Ryan Van Dusen, who ensure that active military, veterans and their families receive the best possible education. This recognition is a testament to their dedication."

“This recognition further affirms the university’s strong commitment to serving veterans and preparing them for successful careers beyond uniformed service,” said Muñoz, senior vice president for institutional diversity, equity, and community engagement, and vice provost for undergraduate education and student affairs.

The Rawls College of Business was ranked 13th out of 64 other business colleges across the country. The organization selecting schools focused on culture and curriculum that caters to military veterans when conducting and scoring the “Best for Vets: Business Schools” survey.

“We in the Rawls College are honored to receive this recognition from Military Times,” said Dean Lance Nail. “We are proud to support the university’s commitment to veterans and active service personnel by providing opportunities and support for business education at all levels for those who have served their country through military service. They had our six when they served, and now we have theirs.”

According to Military Times, the rankings also factor in academic quality, outcomes and policies, school culture, student support and cost. This allows service men and women an indicator to judge how a school or program will benefit them.

“We are very proud to receive this distinct honor,” said Ryan Van Dusen, director of Military & Veterans Programs at Texas Tech. “This ranking validates what we strive to do—recruit and graduate the men and women who have so bravely given service to our nation.”

For the full list of rankings, visit militarytimes.com/bestforvets-bizschools2014.


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Military and Veterans Program

The mission is to provide exceptional support and facilitation to students, faculty and staff for all issues related to the military and veterans. We are a support agency committed to enabling students to achieve their academic goals through campus and community wide resources with a one-stop problem resolution philosophy. Our success is measured by degree completion. We are dedicated to serving those who served.



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