American History (United States)

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#1 Best College for American History (United States) in the U.S.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro
San Juan, PR

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#2 Best College for American History (United States) in the U.S.

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

In 2016, Harvard received a record breaking amount of first year applications: 39,044.

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About American History (United States)

A program that focuses on the development of American society, culture, and institutions from the Pre-Columbian period to the present. Includes instruction in American historiography, American history sources and materials, historical research methods, and applications to the study of specific themes, issues, periods, and institutions.

While American History (United States) offers degrees up to the Masters degree, the majority of students earn a Masters degree. Students study American History (United States) all over the country, though the major at the Doctors degree research scholarship level has the most graduates in Puerto Rico. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in American History (United States) is $42,000.

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Some of the highest paying jobs for American History (United States) majors include History Teachers, Postsecondary, Historians . However, another thing to consider is how many job openings there currently is. Positions that are in high need that a degree in American History (United States) can prepare you for are History Teachers, Postsecondary, Historians .

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Female Students
3 (60%)
Male Students
2 (40%)

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