Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges 2018 is the ultimate guide for students trying to choose the best college or university for their undergraduate education, based on their academic interests, geographic location, campus environment, and majors offered, as well as tuition and related costs and financial aid information..
This detailed guide provides extensive information on every accredited four-year institution in the U.S. and Canada, and many international schools, listing more than 2,900 institutions.
Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges 2018 offers students and parents the following data to help you make informed decisions about which college to attend.
- detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel at more than 200 colleges;
- comprehensive indexes that make it easy to search for schools by majors and other factors;
- college profiles with additional facts about campus setting, enrollment, academic programs, tuition and fees, application deadlines, and student demographics;
- a unique section called "The Advice Center" provides information on specialized college options, such as Honors Programs, Online Learning, Women's Colleges, and Public vs. Private, based on your own interests and goals.
Also included in the updated 48th edition of Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges 2018 are useful articles on creating a short list of your "Top Ten" colleges, surviving standardized tests, preparing your college application, paying for college, finding scholarships, and advice for international students applying to U.S. colleges and universities.