Loudoun, Va.

(AP) Loudoun’s medical school graduation rate for recent medical graduates jumped from 9.3 percent in 2015 to 9.7 percent this year.

The university says its graduate student population has grown from 8,500 in 2015, to 9,400 in 2016 and to 12,400 graduates in 2017.

The school also reported an increase in its nonmedical student population from 2,500 to 2,600.

The medical school has been awarded a $30 million federal grant to help it pay for new training, technology and other programs.