Following are the top military friendly colleges and universities in the United States:

National University (California) - It has been named one of America’s Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities by Military Advanced Education magazine. National University is a past winner of the prestigious Ray Ehrensberger Award for Institutional Excellence in Military Education. The University also offers online courses at discounted rates to active duty military personnel and their dependents.

Capella University - The University has been named one of the top 20 military-friendly institutions by Military Advanced Education magazine. It was selected as a top military-friendly institution based on its military enrollments, student feedback, degree programs, and military-friendly policies. As of October 31, 2008, approximately 16 percent of the online university's students are affiliated with the military; this percentage of learners includes service members, their immediate family members, and veterans.

The University of North Carolina Wilmington - It has been named by G.I. Jobs to its 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools. The University has made numerous changes to its admissions and advising processes to better assist its military affiliated students.

Capitol College - It was named to Military Advanced Education magazine’s 3rd Annual Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. Capitol accepts credit for military training based on the American Council on Education guide, CLEP and DANTES exams, and credits from accredited colleges and universities.

Franklin University - G.I. Jobs magazine has named Franklin University to its 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools, which honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students. In addition the University has been named one of America's Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities by Military Advanced Education magazine. Honorees were selected by an independent panel of judges from the fields of both education and the military. Selections were based on each institution's favorable policies toward the men and women serving in uniform.

* Suggested Reading:

Princeton Review's Best 373 Colleges

Forbes College Rankings

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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