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Profiles of American colleges 2019
Barron's Educational Series, Inc. College Division.
35th edition.
Publication Information:
Hauppauge, New York : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., [2018]

Physical Description:
xi, 1552 pages : maps ; 28 cm
"America's leading college directory and a perennial favorite among high school guidance counselors is a recognized authority in comparative college ratings The brand-new edition of Barron's Profiles of American Colleges describes more than 1,650 colleges, with up-to-date facts and figures covering: Admission requirements and procedures; Tuitions, fees, and financial aid sources; Library, computer, and athletic facilities; Campus safety and security; Degree requirements and extracurricular activities; Websites, email addresses, and admissions contacts. The book contains an Index of College Majors, an extended chart listing all available major study programs at every school. Also profiled are many of the finest colleges in Canada, as well as brief profiles of religious colleges and American colleges based in foreign countries. All colleges in the directory are rated according to Barron's competitiveness scale, which ranges from "Competitive" to "Most Competitive." Includes FREE access to Barron's exclusive College Search Engine. It gives college-bound students online information and guidance to help them match their academic plans and aptitudes with the admission requirements and academic programs of every accredited four-year college in the country"--
General Note:
Includes index (page 1547-1552).

At head of title: Barron's.
Part I. An introduction to college. Knowing yourself ; Finding the right college ; Scoring high on entrance examinations ; Getting in ; Finding the money ; Surviving the freshmen year -- Part II. College facts and finances. Colleges at a glance ; In-state cost ranges directory -- Part III. Index of college majors. Deciding on a college major and career ; Index of college majors -- Part IV. A close look at the colleges. College admissions selector ; An explanation of the college entries -- Profiles of American colleges ; Religious college profiles ; ROTC ; Study in Canada ; Study abroad ; Study in the United States.
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