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2. Academic Programs?
Check none, any or all of the areas of the study that interest you.
Agriculture
Architecture
Biology & biomedicine
Business, management & marketing
Communications technology
Computer sciences
Consumer sciences
Construction trade
Criminal justice, law enforcement, firefighting & related protective services
Ethnic, cultural, gender studies, etc.
Education
Engineering
English language & literature
Engineering tech. & related fields
Foreign languages
Health sciences
History
Journalism
Legal studies
Liberal arts, general studies & humanities
Mathematics & statistics
Mechanics
Multi/interdisciplinary
Natural resources
Parks, recreation & fitness studies
Philosophy & religious studies
Physical sciences
Psychology
Public administration & social service professions
Science technologies
Social sciences
Theology
Transportation & materials moving
Visual & performing arts
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3. Which states appeal to you?
Within the United States there is a great diversity of attractions, culture, climate, geography and scenery. Where do you want to be? Check none, any or all.
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
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4. Religious afilliation?
Nearly 60% of colleges in this selector have a religious affiliation. These colleges aren't necessarily interested in indoctrination or proselytization. Many students don't subscribe to their school's religious affiliation or to any religion. Check none, any or all.
No Religious Affiliation
American Baptist
American Evangelical Lutheran
Baptist
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Church of Brethren
Churches of Christ
Community of Christ
Episcopal Church
Evangelical Christian
Evangelical Covenant Church
Evangelical Friends
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Free Methodist Church
Interdenominational
Latter Day Saints
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Lutheran Church in America
Mennonite Brethren Church
Menonite
Moravian Church
Nazarene
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Seventh Day Adventists
Southern Baptist
Roman Catholic
United Methodist
United Church of Christ
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
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5. Which setting appeals to you?
Universities are typically self-contained communities that meet all of the students' needs. But it's still nice to step off campus. What scene appeals to you: the action of a big urban area, the serene beauty of a rural setting or maybe something in between like a small town or a suburb? Check none, any or all.
Rural
Suburban
Small town
Large city
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6. Size of student body?
How large a student population is acceptable to you? Check none, any or all.
Fewer than two thousand students
Two thousand to five thousand students
Five thousand to ten thousand students
Ten thousand to 28 thousand students
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7. Gender mix?
People attend college to gain knowledge, but meeting people is an important part of college life. According to research by Facebook, about 28% of married couples graduated from the same college. Check none, any or all.
About equal: no more than 54% males or 54% females.
More female students: at least 18% more female than male students
More male students: at least 18% more male than female students
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8. SAT and ACT standardized tests?
Universities have varying admittance standards. Knowing your own SAT or ACT scores, where would you be the most comfortable? Select none, any or all.
At a school that de-emphasizes and/or may not require the use of standardized tests
At a school with smart students as measured by standardized tests
At a school with smarter students as measured by standardized tests
At a school with the smartest students as measured by standardized tests
At a school with the very smartest students as measured by standardized tests
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9. What is your budget for each year of college?
The following price ranges are for the average annual cost (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) for full-time students (after school, state and federal aid). Because of family income, scholarships and other considerations individual students may pay or less than what is typical. The figures below represent the average amount the typical student pays. Check none, any or all.
Less than $10 thousand per year to attend
$10K to $15 thousand per year to attend
$15K to $20 thousand per year to attend
$20 to $30 thousand per year to attend
$30K and over More than $30 thousand per year to attend
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10. Pets besides a goldfish?
Would you like a pet-friendly campus which allows four-legged pets?
Yes, it would be nice to have a furry friend with me at school.
No, Fido and Fluffy can stay home with my parents.
No preference
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