November 17, 2012 Saturday - updated 16:49 PM PT

Academy College Receives National Recognition Minnesota-based College Name Top Aviation College & Awarded Military Friendly Schools Title

United States ( - November 17, 2012)  

Academy College, a career college located in Bloomington, MN which offers an array of professional degree programs, recently received two prestigious honors.  In August, the college was recognized by as the #4 Aviation college in the country and in September Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, named Academy College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list.

Academy College offers several program options in the Aviation field; Associate of Applied Science degree in aviation business or professional pilot, a certificate program in professional pilot and a Resident or Correspondence program in aircraft dispatch. Students train on single and multi-engine aircraft to provide the most comprehensive educational experience.

The 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.   “Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ® shows Academy College’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, Director for G.I. Jobs and Vice President at Victory Media.  

“These recent acknowledgements reinforce our commitment to providing high quality education in a variety of programs,” said Tracey Schantz, Academy College Campus Director.  “The recognition as #4 Aviation College and being named to the Military Friendly list are incredible honors and testament to our dedicated faculty, staff and students. In addition, we strive to provide military personnel a smooth transition into today’s competitive work environment by providing the skill set necessary to be successful in their career.”

Academy College offers programs in Aviation, Business, Computer Technology, Digital Arts & Design and Medical & Health.  They have been preparing students for successful careers for over 75 years.  

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About Academy College

For more than 75 years, Academy College has been committed to preparing students for academic, professional, and personal success 

through quality career-focused programs that develop skills to last a lifetime. Academy College offers programs in Aviation, Business, 

Computer Technology, Digital Arts & Design and Medical & Health.  For more information visit:


Media Contact:

Bruce Evans
Academy College

Phone: 612-209-4593
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