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middle class family to attend colleges for the listed state and/or major.
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recent year that data is available.
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most recent year that data is available.
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The percentage of males that graduated with a degree in this major, out of all females
that graduated in the most recent year with available data.
A score from 0-100 (100 is the best match) that represents how closely your academic
data matches typical students at this institution, based on test scores, incoming
GPA, and desired majors. This score does not indicate odds of acceptance or whether
you would be happy at the college.
This rating is estimated based on how your test scores & high school grades compare
to students attending American University. We do not provide
a specific chance of acceptance because many factors affect admission chances such
as your extracurricular activities, interviews, application essays, and the recruitment
goals of each college.
Recommended amounts shown. You may be eligible for a different amount. Contact your institution.
We define Safety as 90-100% odds of acceptance, Near Safety (70-90%), Match (40-70%),
Reach (15-40%), Huge Reach (less than 15%)
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