New Data on Veteran Students
Feb 12, 2020, 18:23 PM
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Report finds that 43 percent of military undergraduates and 36 percent of military graduate students receive some form of federal education benefits.
A new report from the U.S. Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics found that about 6 percent of undergraduates in 2015-16 were veterans of the U.S. military, active-duty service members, in the reserves or the National Guard, reports Inside Higher Ed.
According to the report, the federal government spent $14.3 billion on military education benefits and aid that year. That was an increase from the 12.1 billion in 2010-11, Inside Higher Ed reported.
The report also found that 43 percent of military undergraduates and 36 percent of military graduate students received some form of federal education benefits, Inside Higher Ed reported.
Inside Higher Ed
- Financial Aid and FAFSA
- Veterans and Service Members