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Nontraditional College Students

Tirachard Kumtanom

The image of the typical college student is someone between the ages of 18 and 23, single and childless. 

But a new report from the United States Government Accountability Office says that 1 in 5 college students are parents. Many work full-time jobs while enrolled in classes. Many are the first in the family to attend college. And increasing numbers are military veterans.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: the changing demographics of college students and how government and the institutions are responding.


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