Federal funds for postsecondary education in the U.S., by department 2017

This graph shows the amount of federal funds allocated to higher education programs in the United States as of 2017. The Department of Homeland Security provided a total of 15.77 million U.S. dollars in funds to postsecondary education programs in the U.S. in 2017.
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Federal funds for postsecondary education programs in the United States in 2017, by government department
(in million U.S. dollars)
Funds (million U.S. dollars)
Department of Education82,309.46
Department of Veterans Affairs12,900.85
Department of Defense 2,334.1
Department of Health and Human Services1,492.35
Department of State 589.78
Department of Transportation118.42
Department of Agriculture84.53
Department of the Interior78.78
Department of Homeland Security15.77
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