MCC earns 2023 Military Times Best for Vets college rankings nod

Meridian Community College’s efforts to support the military, veterans, and their dependents have resulted in the College being named to The Military Times’ list of Best for Vets: College Rankings.  

MCC was one of two Mississippi community colleges that made the list.  

Each year, colleges nationwide are surveyed, asking about their programs for veterans. The results are analyzed, along with public data about colleges and universities obtained from the Education and Veterans Affairs departments, and turned into an official ranking.  

Schools were asked to complete the survey earlier this year, and the responses were then analyzed by the Military Times data team, producing the highly anticipated, respected, and unbiased annual ranking. 

This year, 325 schools made the list – up nearly 5 percent over last year. 

With two strategic bases in Meridian, NAS Meridian and Key Field, and the overwhelming support they give to the College, MCC is honored to serve our military, veterans, and dependents. “Our administration, faculty, and staff strive to give the best service possible and are committed to those who serve for us,” said Shaquita Hopson, associate director of veterans and military services and C2C coach at MCC.     

She added, "Service members, veterans, and their families make tremendous sacrifices through their service to our nation. Helping them achieve their educational and career goals should not be understated. It is a privilege to provide service members and their families with first-class education opportunities here at MCC." 

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