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Nontraditional College Students

Oct 30, 2019
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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.

The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University received a federal grant to support single parents pursuing higher education.