American Universities and Colleges [Two Volumes] [2 volumes] / Edition 18

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Overview

For well over a half century, American Universities and Colleges has been the most comprehensive and highly respected directory of 4-year institutions of higher education in the United States. A two volume set that Choice magazine has hailed 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 both 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;
• degrees conferred. Volume 2 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.

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"Praise for earlier edition: AUofC will be equally useful to higher education personnel seeking accreditation information and students interested in capsule summaried of schools. Highly recommended for higher education reference collections."

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Table of Contents

Vol 1

:Notes on Institutional Exhibits

Accreditation in Higher Education

Abbreviations and Definitions

Professional Education in the United States

Universities and Colleges: Institutional Exhibits [alphabetical by state]

Vol 2

:Notes on Institutional Exhibits

Accreditation in Higher Education

Abbreviations and Definitions

Universities and Colleges: Institutional Exhibits [alphabetical by state]-continued from vol. 1

Institution Index

Subject Accreditation Index

Levels of Degrees Offered

Summary Data by State for Institutions Appearing in Institutional Exhibits

In addition, the entry for each institution includes the following information

:Address

Telephone/Fax Numbers

Email Address

Website

Institution Description

Accreditation

History

Institutional Structure

Calendar

Characteristics of Freshmen

Admission

Degree Requirements

Distinctive Educational Programs

ROTC

Degrees Conferred

Fees and Other Expenses

Financial Aid

Departments and Teaching Staff

Enrollment

Characteristics of Student Body

International Students

Student Life

Library Collections

Buildings and Grounds

Chief Executive Officer

Colleges/Schools withing the Institution: Degree Programs Offered; Departments and Teaching Staff; Distinctive Educational Programs; Enrollment

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