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Schools in South Carolina Near Fort Jackson

As the U.S. Army's largest Initial Entry Training Center, Fort Jackson trains half of all men and women entering the Army each year. With more than 3,900 active duty soldiers and their family members at any given point, the base is an epicenter of military life and community support.

The nearest city is Columbia, SC, which is located in the center of the state and is home to mild weather and plenty of outdoor activities. Fishing and hunting, camping, and year-round golf, are all local pastimes and many of which are also available on the base through Fort Jackson's Morale, Welfare, and Recreation department. There are also several theaters and museums, and Columbia boasts the renowned Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.

If an education is what you're after while on duty at Fort Jackson, consider these nearby options:

  • University of South Carolina at Fort Jackson
  • Coker College
  • Midlands Technical College
  • Webster University
  • Claflin University

With plenty of colleges offering classes on-base, a Fort Jackson education is well within reach. Additionally, many of the colleges and universities in South Carolina also offer online study programs.

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Get hands-on training with Remington College. We offer diploma and associate and bachelor's degree programs in business, criminal justice, culinary arts, health care, and cosmetology at our campuses in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas — plus some courses are offered online.

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Locations: Columbia

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This list does not include all schools that accept GI Bill funding or VA Benefits. For a more complete list of schools, click here.

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