Staten Island Business Bank Sees Publisher’s ‘Best Online Programs for Veterans’ as Useful Career-Building Asset


Victory State Bank, Staten Island’s only community-based commercial banks is emphasizing the importance of education in relation to careers.

An academic background can help build a foundation of success and is often a necessity for some types of jobs.

For Veterans, there are numerous online collegiate programs available. This is why Victory State Bank sees great value in U.S. News & World Report’s recently released 2015 ‘Best Online Programs for Veterans.’ 

The rankings, now in their third year, identify 737 programs that provide veterans with high-quality, flexible online education options across eight categories.

The 2015 Best Online Programs for Veterans includes rankings for online bachelor's programs and online master's degree programs in businesseducationengineeringnursing and computer information technology.

New this year, U.S. News ranked online MBA programs and graduate criminal justice programs for veterans.

To be ranked, programs also had to be among the top 75 percent of schools in the overall 2015 Best Online Programs rankings, which were released earlier this year. Those programs were assessed for various factors, including affordability, faculty credentials, student services and reputation.

2015 Best Online Programs for Veterans (note: there are ties for some positions)

Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans 
1. Pennsylvania State University—World Campus
2. Daytona State College (FL)
2. Western Kentucky University

Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans
1. Indiana University—Bloomington (Kelley) 
1. Temple University (Fox) (PA)
1. University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)

Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs for Veterans 
1. University of California—Irvine
2. Arizona State University
2. Boston University
2. Pace University (NY)

Best Online Graduate Education Programs for Veterans 
1. University of Houston
2. Florida State University
3. Northern Illinois University


About Victory State Bank

VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN) is the one-bank holding company for Victory State Bank. As Staten Island, N.Y.’s only community-based commercial bank, Victory State Bank operates five full-service locations on the Island: The main office in the community of Great Kills, and branches in the communities of West Brighton, St. George, Dongan Hills and Rosebank. For additional information, Victory State Bank may be reached at 718-979-1100 or visited online at


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