International Student Handbook 2005 by The College Board
Includes new search and test-prep CD-ROM.
This is an essential guide for any foreign student who wants to go to college or university in the United States. The College Board International Student Handbook provides information about over 2,500 colleges, presenting all the information that an international student needs - including financial aid offered to foreigners, TOEFL requirements, and special services for international students - in an easy-to-use tabular format. Separate sections cover study at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Includes a general introduction to the U.S. higher education system, with special attention to the needs of international students, and comprehensive indexes that help students find schools that meet their needs.l.
The College Board is a national nonprofit membership association whose mission is to prepare, inspire, and connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 4,300 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves over three million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning
Table of Contents
Applying to college in the United States
Planning calendar for U.S. study
Why study in the United States?
U.S. higher education
Planning for study in the United States
College cost and paying for your education
Advice for undergraduate applicants
Advice for graduate applicants
Comparing colleges and universities
After colleges decide
Information tables on U.S. colleges and universities
How to use the information tables
Undergraduate colleges and universities
Graduate colleges and universities
Lists and indexes
International student enrollment
Total financial aid for international students
Conditional admission based on English language proficiency