Ohio State University-Main Campus Ranks Among College Factual's Best Colleges for Veterans

Rankings Focused on Outcomes-Based Data

TROY, NY (11/10/2015)(readMedia)-- Ohio State University-Main Campus has been ranked 1 among the best colleges for veterans by College Factual (www.collegefactual.com), a trusted resource that uses customizable tools and outcomes-based rankings systems to guide students through the college selection process.

A number of factors important to veterans were used to determine the ranking. Some important data points are how affordable the school is to veterans, the size of the veteran population at the school, whether the school accepts ACE credits and offers flexible learning options, and availability of veteran resources such as a veteran's office on campus.

The ranking also includes important quality metrics such as graduation and retention rates, reported earnings of graduates, the percentage of full-time teachers, and the average student loan default rate.

In addition to Ohio State University-Main Campus's placement in Best Colleges for Veterans Overall, the institution also ranks highly for veterans in Drama and Theater Arts, earning a 2 spot out of 304. The institution also is ranked 8 out of 665 for veterans in English Language and Literature, General.

You can see all of the school's rankings at http://www.collegefactual.com/colleges/ohio-state-university-main-campus/rankings/badges/.

"We serve Veterans in "3-D", says Bill Phelan, CEO of College Factual. "We provide great data and insights, leading with hundreds of Veteran specific rankings at the college, major, and program level. Through tools like our GI Bill calculator, we enable Veterans to maximize the dollars they have earned. Our decision support tools enable Veterans to make the most informed decisions possible, thus maximizing the true value of their GI Bill Benefits."

College Factual offers numerous tools specific to veterans and active-duty military to help them transition successfully to an academic environment. This includes tools such as Military Majors Mapper, as well as a GI Bill calculator developed with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association (IAVA) located at www.newgibill.org.

College Factual's ranking system is based on a series of algorithms that include information from the Department of Education, nationally mandated data reporting for institutions, Veterans Affairs, and Payscale.

For more information about College Factual's rankings, visit www.collegefactual.com or contact media@collegefactual.com.