Veterans Education Success performs non-partisan research on student outcomes and higher education policy issues

OUR RESEARCH REPORTS

Quality of Education & Student Outcomes

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School Accountability & Student Protections

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GI Bill & Military Education Benefits

The 85-15 Rule and Related GI Bill Safeguards

The impact of the 85-15 rule—a requirement that education programs enroll at least 15% non-veterans to ensure schools are not bilking VA, as occurred after WWII—has evolved over time. This Issue Brief presents the Congressional [...]

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OUR FACT SHEETS

Short fact sheets on key issues.

Factsheet: Schools with Repeat Law Enforcement Settlements

Many Corporate School Chains Repeatedly Settled Lawsuits for Misleading Advertising, High-Pressure Recruiting, and False Certifications On March 9, 2020, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) notified five institutions of higher education that it possessed evidence they had violated Title 38 § 3696, which prohibits payments to schools that engage in [...]

Oregon: Institutional Sector Comparisons

This fact sheet provides statistics comparing Oregon public, for-profit, and nonprofit postsecondary institutions with respect to: • Enrollment—total vs. students using the GI Bill and DOD Tuition Assistance, • Dollars received for students using the GI Bill and Tuition Assistance, • Federal student aid (grants and loans), and • Select [...]

Maryland: Institutional Sector Comparisons

This fact sheet provides statistics comparing Maryland public, for-profit, and nonprofit postsecondary institutions with respect to: Enrollment—total vs. students using the GI Bill and DOD Tuition Assistance, Dollars received for students using the GI Bill and Tuition Assistance, Federal student aid (grants and loans), and Select student outcomes—default and graduation [...]

New York: Institutional Sector Comparisons

This fact sheet provides statistics comparing New York public, for-profit, and nonprofit postsecondary institutions with respect to: Enrollment—total vs. students using the GI Bill and DOD Tuition Assistance, Dollars received for students using the GI Bill and Tuition Assistance, Federal student aid (grants and loans), and Select student outcomes—default and [...]

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OUR LEGAL REPORTS

Veterans Education Success prepares legal analysis and trends in veteran student complaints.

Summary of Veteran and Servicemember Student Complaints about Colorado Technical University

Summary of Veteran and Servicemember Student Complaints about Colorado Technical University February 2020 As part of our free legal assistance to students, Veterans Education Success receives complaints from students using veterans’ benefits, such as the GI Bill, to attend colleges and universities around the country.   We received 228 veteran and servicemember [...]

Summary of Veteran and Servicemember Student Complaints about Ashford University

Summary of Veteran and Servicemember Student Complaints about Ashford University February 2020 As part of our free legal assistance to students, Veterans Education Success receives complaints from students using veterans’ benefits, such as the GI Bill, to attend colleges and universities around the country.   We received 109 veteran and servicemember complaints [...]

Summary of Veteran and Servicemember Student Complaints about American InterContinental University

Summary of Veteran and Servicemember Student Complaints about American InterContinental University February 2020 As part of the free legal assistance we provide to students, Veterans Education Success receives complaints from students using veterans’ benefits, such as the GI Bill, to attend colleges and universities around the country.   We received 144 veteran [...]

Law Enforcement Actions Against Predatory Colleges

This document summarizes government actions against predatory colleges, providing links to the government actions.   Law Enforcement Actions Against Predatory Colleges (updated December 2019) ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY, SAN FRANCISCO  City Attorney of San Francisco 2016 lawsuit brought by City Attorney of San Francisco for violating city land-use rules. Settled [...]

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REPORTS FROM OTHER SOURCES

Research and reports from other sources.

Congress

Veterans Affairs

Education Department

Department of Defense

Government Accountability Office

Other Government

Non-Government Organizations

ISSUES

Policy issues of Veterans Education Success

Veterans Education Success works to improve post-secondary quality and student outcomes to ensure military-connected students enjoy a solid education leading to a successful civilian career. You will find research reports and coalition letters related to college quality and student outcomes.

Veterans Education Success seeks to ensure students have adequate protections and rights and also believes bad actor colleges should be held accountable if they’ve trampled on students’ rights.  You will find research reports and coalition letters related to student protections and college accountability.

Vterans Education Success works to protect the GI Bill and other federal education benefits.