George Altman

  • Oxford University's campus in Oxford, England. (AP Photo/Caroline Spiezio)
    How to use your GI Bill benefits at a foreign university

    If you opt to use the GI Bill at a foreign school, be ready for a long list of challenges, from VA bureaucracy to language and cultural issues to something as simple as finding the right pickles in the supermarket.

  • A student veteran graduating from Northwestern Michigan College. (Meg Young/Northwestern Michigan College)
    Best for Vets: Top Colleges 2020

    We surveyed hundreds of colleges and universities from across the country on their policies related to military and veteran students, academic outcomes, military-supportive cultures and other factors. Here’s a look at some of this year’s top finishers.

  • Methodology: Best for Vets Colleges 2020

    Broadly speaking, institutions were evaluated in five categories: university culture, student support, academic policies, academic outcomes/quality, and cost and financial aid.

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    Top 50 GI Bill schools in fiscal 2018

    About 54,000 fewer people used the GI Bill in fiscal 2018 – a 7 percent decline from fiscal 2017, which was itself down about 7 percent from fiscal 2016’s GI Bill enrollment total, according to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • Officials from veterans service organizations and some of the schools that enroll the greatest numbers of GI Bill users said they’re not overly concerned about the falling GI Bill usage – at least not yet. (Getty Images)
    Why fewer people are using the GI Bill

    About 54,000 fewer people used the GI Bill in fiscal 2018 – a 7 percent decline from fiscal 2017, which was itself down about 7 percent from fiscal 2016’s GI Bill enrollment total, according to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs.