Center for Veteran and Military Students Working to Improve Student Veterans’ Graduation Rates

Indiana University has clear targets in its effort to raise the graduation rate of student veterans after a survey identified several areas for improvement.

According to John Summerlot, director of the Center for Veteran and Military Students at IU Bloomington, survey results included:

  • Female veterans are graduating at a lower rate than their male counterparts at IU Bloomington.
  • IU is one of just two Big Ten schools that doesn’t offer priority enrollment for military students.
  • A gap exists between the actual costs of school versus what the GI Bill pays.

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