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How Much Coronavirus Stimulus Money Will Your College Get?
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The federal stimulus package enacted last month will send about $14 billion in grants directly to institutions of higher education. The law's passage came as college leaders continued to grapple with the financial consequences of moving instruction online as well as the broader economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Education released new information about how the majority of that money, or $12.5 billion, would be distributed across the sector. (The remaining share of the stimulus money will be directed to minority-serving institutions and smaller colleges.)