UNOH Named Gold Military Friendly University for 24-25 Year

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024


The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to announce today that it has been named a Gold-level Military Friendly® School in the Private University not offering Doctorate category for the 2024-2025 academic year by VIQTORY, a veteran-owned company that assesses institutions based on their commitment to supporting military personnel, veterans, and their families. This is the fifteenth consecutive year that the University of Northwestern Ohio has received a Military Friendly® designation. 

"We are honored to be recognized as a Gold Level Military Friendly School for the 2024-2025 academic year," said Dr. Jeffrey A. Jarvis, UNOH President. "We are committed to supporting the men and women who have served our country, and we will continue to do everything in our power to provide the resources and support they need to make the dream of completing a college education a reality."

This designation reflects the ongoing commitment of the UNOH Military Relations Department to provide exceptional support to military students, including Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, and veterans. The university offers a range of programs and services to help these students succeed academically and professionally, including:

  • Dedicated advisors who specialize in working with military students and provide support and guidance throughout their academic journey
  • Flexible scheduling and online course options to accommodate the unique needs of military students

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2024-2025 survey with 537 earning special awards for going above the standard. The 2024-2025 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the October issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at​.

Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by Viqtory with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining the institution’s survey scores with the assessment of the institution’s ability to meet thresholds for Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment, Persistence (Degree Advancement or Transfer) and Loan Default rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans.

“Military Friendly® is committed to transparency and providing consistent data-driven standards in our designation process. Our standards provide a benchmark that promotes positive outcomes and support services that better the educational landscape and provide opportunity for the Military Community,” said Kayla Lopez, National Director of Military Partnerships, Military Friendly®. “This creates a competitive atmosphere that encourages Institutions to evolve and invest in their programs consistently. Schools that achieve award designations show true commitment to their efforts, going above and beyond that standard.”

UNOH is proud to have received this recognition and will continue to work to provide the highest level of support to military-affiliated students. For more information about the University’s programs and services for military students and their families, please visit

About Military Friendly​® ​Schools:

The Military Friendly® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources from more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions. The survey questions, methodology, criteria and weighting were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. The survey is administered for free and is open to all postsecondary schools that wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found at

About Viqtory:

Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational, and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs® and Military Friendly® brands. VIQTORY and its brands are not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Dept of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY at

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Last updated: 05/01/2024