ERIC Number: ED318333
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Peterson's Register of Higher Education. 1990. Third Edition.
Wells, John, Ed.; And Others
This reference book on accredited institutions of higher education in the United States provides profiles of over 3,500 colleges and universities. The Guide is organized into three major sections: institutional profiles (arranged alphabetically by institution name); appendixes; and indexes. An introduction presents criteria for inclusion, data collection facts, suggestions for using the profiles, and definitions of administrative officer categories. Summary statistics are also provided showing aggregate data from the profiles by institutional type, institutional control, campus setting, calendar system, total enrollment, and undergraduate tuition and fees. Profiles typically contain information on: name and location, congressional district, various identification numbers, type, degrees offered, year founded, calendar system, governance, student body, campus setting, enrollment, tuition and fees, accreditation, research facilities and affiliations (e.g., library and computer facilities); administrative officers; and major academic units and unit heads. Appendixes provide listings of: the names and addresses of all major government agencies, accrediting bodies, associations, and consortia concerned with higher education; and membership lists of five of the major associations. Indexes provide access to the more than 75,000 names of administrative and academic personnel listed in the profiles; institutions with specialized or professional accreditation grouped by field of specialization; and all institutions grouped by geographical location. (DB)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Agencies, College Administration, Colleges, Enrollment, Higher Education, Tuition, Universities
Peterson's Guides, 202 Carnegie Center, P.O. Box 2123, Princeton, NJ 08543-2123 ($36.95).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
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