ERIC Number: ED318331
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Peterson's Guide to Four-Year Colleges: 1990.
Dilts, Susan W., Ed.; And Others
This directory contains profiles of approximately 1,900 four-year accredited baccalaureate-degree-granting institutions in the United States, U.S. territories, and Canada. Introductory information covers the following topics: "What You Need to Know About College Admissions,""Understanding Financial Aid,""Taking Standardized Tests,""The Freshman Year,""Looking at Majors and Careers,""For Parents Only,""For Further Reference," and "How to Use the College Directories and Profiles". Four directories to the profiles include a geographical table of vital statistics, an entrance difficulty directory, a cost ranges directory, and a majors directory. Institutional changes since the 1989 edition are separately identified. Profiles typically contain the following information: enrollment figures, costs, entrance difficulty, scores on admissions tests, general information, undergraduate profile, 1988 freshman data, enrollment patterns, freshman admissions, transfer admissions, graduation requirements, expenses, financial aid, special programs, housing, campus life/student services, athletics, majors, and a contact name or office. In addition to the profiles, two-page college descriptions with photographs are included for many of the institutions. Also provided is information on the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program, a listing of institutions which offer ROTC, an index, and a listing of available college videos. (DB)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Choice, College Environment, College Freshmen, College Students, Colleges, Eligibility, Enrollment, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Student Financial Aid, Tuition, Undergraduate Study, Universities
Peterson's Guides, 202 Carnegie Center, P.O. Box 2123, Princeton, NJ 08543-2123 ($15.95--softcover; ISBN-0-87866-848-9--hardcover).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners; Parents
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