College of the Albemarle again designated a Military Spouse Friendly School

College of the Albemarle again designated a Military Spouse Friendly School

September 20th, 2023

College of The Albemarle has announced its 2023-2024 Military Spouse Friendly® School designation. 

Institutions earning the Military Spouse Friendly® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. COA was designated as a 2023-2024 Military Spouse Friendly® School for its leading practices, outcomes, and effective programs for military spouses. 

“College of The Albemarle is committed to expanding opportunities, elevating achievements, championing diversity, and fortifying partnerships,” remarked Kris Burris, COA Vice President of Student Success and Enrollment Management.

“We value having a campus atmosphere that embraces our military students and their spouses,” Burris said. “We are honored to hold the Military Spouse Friendly® School distinction and remain unwavering in our dedication to delivering academic guidance, career development, and myriad resources for the well-being of our military families.”

About Military Friendly® Schools:

The Military Friendly® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions. The survey questions, methodology, criteria, and weighting were developed with an independent research firm’s assistance and an advisory council of educators and employers. The survey is administered for free and is open to all postsecondary schools that wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found at

About Viqtory:

Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs® and Military Friendly® brands. VIQTORY and its brands are not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Dept of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY at


For more information about COA’s military and veteran programs, visit or contact Robyn Gram at or 252.335.0821, ext. 2258.

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