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2014-03-24 23:25:17

Student Veterans of America: First-time study of veterans’ education benefits shows progress, challenges for these nontraditional students. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 A Student Veterans of America (SVA) report combining data on U.S. college degree attainment with information on veterans who have used Montgomery and Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits shows that 51.7 percent have received a postsecondary degree or certificate, a completion rate similar to traditional college students,...

2012-11-15 08:36:47

Addition of Previously "Invisible" Students Provides More Complete Enrollment Picture HERNDON, Va., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center(TM) study shows a dramatic increase in the U.S. college completion rate when nontraditional student pathways are included, driving the completion rate from 42 percent to 54 percent. In addition, the results show that over 75 percent of full-time students complete college within six years,...

2008-08-07 03:00:28

By Emrich, Anne Bond HOLLAND - Grand Valley State University, in collaboration with Grand Rapids Community College, is offering non-traditional students a convenient and flexible degree-completion program at its Meijer Campus in Holland beginning this fall. The program was created to reach out to people who had started college but didn't complete a four-year degree, said Simone Jonaitis, GVSU's executive director of continuing education. GVSU officials decided the university could maximize...