ERIC Number: ED286388
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
The College Handbook, 1986-87. Twenty-Fourth Edition. Fall 1987 Admissions Requirements.
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. Coll. Scholarship Service.
Information on 3,107 postsecondary institutions is provided to help students make informed college choices. A total of 1,157 of the colleges are members of the College Board. In addition to general information about the college, attention is directed to the curriculum, admissions, student life, annual expenses, financial aid, and where to write or call for more information. The following characteristics about the college are covered: number of years of undergraduate education available; type of institution (e.g., liberal arts college, university, community college); public, private, or proprietary status; single sex or coeducational status; religious affiliation, if any; and the year the college was founded. The profiles also cover: accreditation, undergraduate and graduate enrollments, degrees offered, calendar, location, campus environment, library holdings, special features, special academic programs, academic regulations, placement or credit, student activities, athletics, and student services. Guidelines for choosing a college and paying for school are included. A list of the fields and a glossary are provided, along with summary statistics for the entire sample on admissions, student life, annual expenses, and financial aid. (SW)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, College Choice, College Curriculum, College Environment, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid
College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY 10101 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. Coll. Scholarship Service.