The U.S. Department of Education is today proposing new, stricter rules on eligibility of students to receive federal financial aid to attend colleges and universities outside the United States. Some of the rules increase financial reporting requirements for the institutions seeking to have their students be eligible for the aid. Some rules are specific to foreign medical schools. One that could have an impact on many of them would raise to 75 percent from 60 percent the rate at which graduates must pass U.S. medical licensing exams for the institution's students to remain eligible for aid. A report released in June by the Government Accountability Office urged the department to toughen oversight of foreign medical schools that want their students to be eligible for U.S. student aid.
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