Galena Park Highlighted in 2019 Best Colleges for Veterans Ranking
Style Magazine Newswire | 6/12/2019, 7:33 p.m.
Galena Park, TX – In a recent analysis of 36,000 cities across the United States, College Factual found Galena Park to be one of the best locations in the nation for college-bound veterans.
Not only will students find a great community of veterans in Galena Park, they’ll also receive a terrific education.
Attracting Student Veterans to the Community
There are 3 schools in the local area that made the top 15% of this year’s Best Colleges for Veterans ranking. Ranking factors included veteran affordability, overall college quality and other metrics that are important to both veterans and active duty military personnel.
Veterans are welcome in the area for many reasons, including their support of local businesses in the Galena Park area. So, the availability of high-quality educational resources is important for both veterans and their families.
More Reasons Veterans Choose Galena Park for Education
There are an estimated 198 veterans living in Galena Park and about 7,250 students using the GI Bill® at nearby colleges and universities. Considering the population of Galena Park is roughly 10,989, this means an estimated 1.8% of the population are veterans.
Galena Park also boasts several other resources for veterans. For instance, there are 2 VA health facilities within 25 km of the city.
There are also 3 American Job Center Locations in the Galena Park area, and 3 of these have veteran representatives. The AJC locations are.:
Workforce Solutions – Northshore
14355 East Wallisville Road
Houston, TX 77049
Workforce Solutions – Astrodome
9315 Stella Link Road
Houston, TX 77025-4012
Workforce Solutions – Baytown
4308 Garth Road
Baytown, TX 77521
Galena Park, TX is a great city for college-seeking vets according to CollegeFactual.