Students in military service: Compared to for-profit colleges, a smaller percentage of community college students are veterans or currently in the military, but, numerically, many more students with military experience attend community colleges. (Read the PDF.)

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About the Author

Kent Phillippe / Rahel Tekle
Kent Phillippe is associate vice president for research and student success at the American Association of Community Colleges. Rahel Tekle is an AACC research associate.