Millions of dollars for PA higher education

These 10 Pennsylvania schools receive the largest sums from the Veterans Administration for the Post-9/11 GI Bill to pay for veterans' education. (Hover over each bar to see school name, number of students and VA cost)

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  • 12
  • 9
  • 6
  • 3
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Top 10 universities receiving VA funds, organized by cost
(In millions of dollars. Hover over each bar to see its specifics)

Source: Department of Veterans Affairs | Graphic: Alexandra Kanik for PublicSource

Penn State University - University Park

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

1,042

 

COST TO THE VA:

$16.9 million

Wyoming Technical Institute

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

620

 

COST TO THE VA:

$12.8 million

Drexel University - Main

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

406

 

COST TO THE VA:

$9.8 million

Temple University

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

458

 

COST TO THE VA:

$8.5 million

University of Pittsburgh - Main

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

357

 

COST TO THE VA:

$7.2 million

Villanova University

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

832

 

COST TO THE VA:

$5.7 million

University of Pennsylvania

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

137

 

COST TO THE VA:

$4.7 million

Robert Morris University

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

177

 

COST TO THE VA:

$4.3 million

Pennsylvania College of Technology

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

273

 

COST TO THE VA:

$3.8 million

Penn State University - Harrisburg

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

232

 

COST TO THE VA:

$3.6 million

 

The top earning schools are not necessarily the schools with the highest number of veterans attending classes. Amounts listed are in hundreds of students. (Hover over each bar to see school name, number of students and VA cost)

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  • 10
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  • 6
  • 4
  • 2
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Top 10 universities receiving VA funds, organized by number of students attending
(In hundreds of students. Hover over each bar to see its specifics)

Source: Department of Veterans Affairs | Graphic: Alexandra Kanik for PublicSource

Penn State University - University Park

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

1,042

 

COST TO THE VA:

$16.9 million

Villanova University

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

832

 

COST TO THE VA:

$5.7 million

Harrisburg Area Community College

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

809

 

COST TO THE VA:

$3.1 million

Wyoming Technical Institute

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

620

 

COST TO THE VA:

$12.8 million

Community College of Allegheny County

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

468

 

COST TO THE VA:

$1.3 million

Temple University

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

458

 

COST TO THE VA:

$8.5 million

Drexel University - Main

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

406

 

COST TO THE VA:

$9.8 million

Montgomery County Community College

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

377

 

COST TO THE VA:

$1.2 million

University of Pittsburgh - Main

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

357

 

COST TO THE VA:

$7.2 million

Community College of Philadelphia

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

319

 

COST TO THE VA:

$1.6 million