Bentonville's NorthWest Arkansas Community College Offers Tuition Help For Veterans

Posted: June 14, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- Veterans attending NorthWest Arkansas Community College will be eligible for the in-state tuition rate regardless of their residency status this fall.

By The Numbers

Veterans Statistics

The following numbers are from 2012.

• 21.2 million: Military veterans in the United States.

• 26.7: Percentage of veterans 25 and older with at least a bachelor’s degree. In comparison, 29.1 percent of the total population (25 and older) had a bachelor’s degree or higher.

• $36,264: Annual median income of veterans, compared with $26,278 for the population as a whole.

• 8.7 million: Number of veterans 18 to 64 in the labor force.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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