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The Chicago School Selected as a Top School for Military Community

Institution listed in Military Advanced Education & Transitions 2018 Guide to Colleges and Universities” for fourth consecutive year.

(LOS ANGELES) (January 10, 2018) –The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is pleased to announce its fourth consecutive designation of a Top School in the Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T)’s 2018 Guide to Colleges & Universities. The Chicago School is one of the leading nonprofit institutions devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral health sciences with new programs in the health services.

The Guide, which measures best practices in military and veteran education, was released in December and is available online at

The Guide evaluated over 600 participating institutions in six key categories of consideration to service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents: military culture, financial assistance, flexibility, general support, online support and on-campus support. Included in the Guide is information about the types of degree programs each school offers on-campus, online, and as hybrid (a blend of both online and on-campus).

“Now in its eleventh year of publishing the guide, MAE&T was the first publication to launch a reference tool of this type. MAE&T has been improving the process every year in order to provide our men and women in uniform information that will help them make the right choices about college,” said Kelly Fodel, Military Advanced Education & Transition’s editor-in-chief.

“This award is a recognition of the support The Chicago School strives to provide for our military and veteran students and their families,” said Jennifer Stripe Portillo. “We recently formed a new partnership the National Military Family Association to provide scholarships to eligible military spouses, and we plan to continue to create more opportunities that support this population.”

About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a nonprofit, private school devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral health sciences. The Chicago School is an affiliate of TCS Education System, a nonprofit system of colleges advancing student success and community impact. The institution serves approximately 4,300 students across campuses in Chicago; Southern California (Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego); and Washington, D.C., as well as through online programs. The Chicago School is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, (WSCUC), and its Clinical Psychology Doctoral Programs in Chicago and Washington, D.C. are accredited by the American Psychological Association. With more than 20 graduate degree programs, thousands of hours of real-world training, and a wealth of international opportunities, TCSPP is the leader in professional psychology and behavioral health education. To learn more, visit


About Military Advanced Education & Transition
Military Advanced Education & Transition ( is the journal of higher education for servicemembers and veterans making the transition from military to the civilian sector. Covering issues and hot topics in higher education, career trends, transition assistance, innovative programs, and schools of special interest to the military, MAE&T focuses on news and resources that will empower a military student to pursue a quality education and rewarding career. MAE&T serves education services officers (ESOs) and transition officers (TOs) at every U.S. military installation, along with the servicemembers they counsel. Published 10 times yearly, MAE&T’s editorial coverage includes exclusive interviews with military executive leadership, educators, and members of Congress; best practices; career and transition spotlights, servicemember, school, and program profiles, and periodic special reports.