Congress Increases Spending for Higher Education Programs

April 18, 2018

Congress’ latest budget bill offers spending increases for several programs imperative to higher education. Programs that will have higher appropriations in 2018 include Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (14.6 percent increase), the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (4.4 percent increase) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital Financing (47.1 percent increase).

A full list of the amounts appropriated to higher education is available on the Inside Higher Ed website.