Book Title: Profiles of American Colleges 2017 (Barron's Profiles of American Colleges)
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Author: Barron's College Division
Americaâs leading college directory and a perennial favorite among high school guidance counselors is a recognized authority in comparative college ratings. The book comes with FREE access to Barronâs 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. The brand-new 33rd edition of Barronâs Profiles of American Colleges describes more than 1,650 colleges, with up-to-date facts and figures covering:
- Admission requirements and procedure
- Tuitions, fees, and financial aid sources
- Library, computer, and athletic facilities
- Campus safety and security
- Thumbnail descriptions of faculty
- Degree requirements and extracurricular activities
- Web sites, e-mail addresses, and admissions contacts.
The book contains an Index of College Majors, an extended chart that lists 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 Barronâs competitiveness scale, which ranges from âNoncompetitiveâ to âMost Competitive.â