American Universities and Colleges, 19th Edition

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April 2010


Pages 1644
Volumes 2
Size 8 1/2x11
Topics Current Events and Issues/Education

For well over a half century, American Universities and Colleges has been the most comprehensive and highly respected directory of four-year institutions of higher education in the United States. A two-volume set that Choice magazine hailed as a most important resource in its November 2006 issue, this revised edition features the most up-to-date statistical data available to guide students in making a smart yet practical decision in choosing the university or college of their dreams. In addition, the set serves as an indispensable reference source for parents, college advisors, educators, and public, academic, and high school librarians.

These two volumes provide extensive information on 1,900 institutions of higher education, including all accredited colleges and universities that offer at least the baccalaureate degree.

This essential resource offers pertinent, statistical data on such topics as tuition, room and board; admission requirements; financial aid; enrollments; student life; library holdings; accelerated and study abroad programs; departments and teaching staff; buildings and grounds; and degrees conferred. Volume two of the set provides four indexes, including an institutional Index, a subject accreditation index, a levels of degrees offered index, and a tabular index of summary data by state. These helpful indexes allow readers to find information easily and to make comparisons among institutions effectively. Also contained within the text are charts and tables that provide easy access to comparative data on relevant topics.



"Continuing the mission of profiling four-year higher education institutions in the United States, for prospective students as well as their counselors and advisors at every level, two volumes contain some 1,900 entries, arranged alphabetically
by state. Data includes costs, admission requirements, financial aid, enrollments, student life, library holdings, accelerated and study abroad programs, departments and teaching staff, buildings and grounds, and degrees conferred. Indexing is by institution, subject, accreditation, and levels of degrees offered. A tabular section offers summary data for each institution, allowing for easy comparison."Reference & Research Book News

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