There are nearly 21 million veterans in the U.S. today, about 2 million are women.
The unemployment rate for veterans:
54% of all military veterans attending college are enrolled in associate degree or certificate programs.
20% of veteran students major in STEM fields.
47% of veteran students have a spouse and/or children.
42% of veteran students work full-time while in college.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, American Council on Education