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.
- Yolanda Zepeda, Assistant Vice Provost, Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Ohio State
- Lindsey Reichlin Cruse, Study Director for the Institute for Women’s Policy Research
- James Favuzzi, military and veterans affairs manager, Columbus State Community College