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The 60 AAU universities in the United States award 17 percent of the nation’s undergraduate degrees; 20 percent of graduate degrees; and 52 percent of doctoral degrees (58 percent of PhDs in the sciences and engineering). They also host 65 percent of postdoctoral fellows. AAU participates in advocacy on a wide range of policy and appropriations-related education issues, including accreditation, graduate and postdoctoral education, international programs, student aid, and other issues in the Higher Education Act.

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