ERIC Number: ED451750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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American Universities and Colleges. Sixteenth Edition. [Volumes 1 and 2].
Murray, James J., III, Ed.
This directory describes higher education in the United States. The two volumes contain detailed descriptions of more than 1,900 institutions of higher education, grouped alphabetically by state. Volume 1 contains these sections: (1) "Higher Education in the United States"; (2) "Professional Education in the United States"; and (3) "Universities and Colleges: Institutional Exhibits" (descriptions of institutions from states A-L). Volume 2, a direct continuation of volume 1, contains: "Universities and Colleges: Instructional Exhibits (continued)" (Mississippi through the U.S. Trust Territories); five appendixes: (1) An Academic Costume Code and an Academic Ceremony Guide; (2) Tables of Earned Doctorates and Master's Degrees conferred by American Universities and Colleges, 1869-1997; (3) ROTC Units: Army, Navy, and Air Force; (4) Summary Data by State Institutions Appearing in Part III; and (5) American Council on Education; and an institutional index and a general index. (SLD)
Descriptors: Colleges, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Professional Education, Profiles
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
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Note: "Produced in Collaboration with the American Council on Education."