TYLER (March 7, 2023) – The University of Texas at Tyler has earned the 2023-24 Silver Military Friendly® School designation. A Silver designation means that UT Tyler is within the top 20% of participating schools in the Tier 2 Research Institutions Category.
“It’s an honor to be recognized in this way for our support of student veterans, active, reserve and National Guard personnel and their families,” said Coby Dillard, UT Tyler director of military and veterans affairs. “Our designation is a great testament to all the tireless, student-led efforts to make UT Tyler a truly military-inclusive institution.”
A celebration ceremony hosted by the UT Tyler Military and Veterans Success Center will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 9, at the UT Tyler Alumni House, located on the UT Tyler campus.
The 2023-24 Military Friendly® Schools list can be found at militaryfriendly.com and will be published in G.I. Jobs Magazine.
Supporting about 650 military-affiliated students, the UT Tyler Military and Veterans Success Center provides a full spectrum of individualized, relationship-centered support and advocacy for its student population. For more information, contact Dillard at email@example.com or visit uttyler.edu/military-and-veterans-success-center/.
The Military Friendly® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions.
With a mission to improve educational and health care outcomes for East Texas and beyond, UT Tyler offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs to 10,000 students. UT Tyler recently merged with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (now known as UT Tyler Health Science Center). Through its alignment with UT Tyler Health Science Center (HSC) and UT Health East Texas, UT Tyler has unified these entities to serve Texas with quality education, cutting-edge research and excellent patient care. Classified by Carnegie as a doctoral research institution and by U.S. News & World Report as a national university, UT Tyler has campuses in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.