Book Title: Profiles of American Colleges 2016 (Barron's Profiles of American Colleges)
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Author: Barron's College Division
America's leading college directory and a perennial favorite among high school guidance counselors is a recognized authority in comparative college ratings. The book now comes with 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. 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 requirementsTuitions and feesFinancial aid sourcesLibrary and computer facilitiesAdmissions procedures for freshmenMale to female ratioCampus safety and securityThumbnail descriptions of facultyRequirements for a degreeAthletic facilitiesExtracurricular activitiesE-mail addressesCollege fax numbers and web sitesAdmissions contacts, and more
The book's tinted pages section presents 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 and several other countries, 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 "Noncompetitive" to "Most Competitive."