Submitted by Elissa Dickey on Fri, 09/23/2022 - 12:57
Three soldiers walking on the NSU campus

ABERDEEN, S.D. Northern State University has been recognized as a top college for veterans on the 2022 Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges list.

NSU is ranked 22nd in the Central region on this list, a comprehensive ranking of schools for military service members and veterans.

Military Times cited Northern’s numerous services for veterans, including space to study and socialize, assistance with VA Education benefits and financial aid, academic advising and tutoring, mental health counseling, and career advising.

For more information about Northern’s education benefits/tuition/services for veterans, active military members and dependents, visit or call 605-290-7533.

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a student-centered institution that provides an outstanding educational experience, preparing students through the liberal arts and professional education for their future endeavors. A regional university, Northern offers rigorous academics; diverse civic, social and cultural opportunities; and a commitment to building an inclusive environment for all points of view. Northern also offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NSIC). The university strives to enrich the community through partnerships such as its Educational Impact Campaign, which opened a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; new athletic and recreation fields; and an on-campus regional sports complex. With the $55 million campaign, NSU has been the recipient of more than $150 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.