eBook Four-Year Colleges 2018, 48th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0768942055
  • ISBN-13: 9780768942057
  • DDC: 378.0025
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 1712 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
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Peterson's Four-Year Colleges 2018

is a valuable resource that includes information on every accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the United States and Canada (and many international schools)—more than 2,900 institutions in all. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel for approximately 200 colleges and universities. College-bound students and their parents can access details including campus setting, enrollment, academic programs, entrance difficulty, expenses, student-faculty ratio, application deadlines, and contact information, as well as the most frequently chosen baccalaureate fields of study. The informative and easy-to-read profiles for more than 2,900 institutions are listed alphabetically by state (and followed by other countries) give facts and figures on campus setting, enrollment, academic programs, entrance difficulty, expenses, student-faculty ratio, costs, financial aid, application deadlines, and contact information. The two-page in-depth descriptions for approximately 200 colleges are written by college administrators and offer additional information on academic programs and majors, campus life and activities, academic and campus facilities, study-abroad opportunities, admission requirements, and much more. Also included is a special section called “The Advice Center,” which provides insider info on specialized college options—Honors Programs and Colleges, Online Learning, Women's Colleges, and Public vs. Private.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Note from the Peterson’s® Editors.
The Advice Center.
1: College Admissions Countdown Calendar.
2: Choosing Your Top Ten Colleges.
3: Surviving Standardized Tests.
4: Planning is Essential on the Road to College.
5: The Whys and Whats of College Visits.
6: Honors Programs and Colleges: Smart Choices for an Undergraduate Education.
7: Public and Private Colleges and Universities—How to Choose.
8: Distance Education—It’s Closer Than You Think.
9: Why Not Women’s Colleges?.
10: Applying 101.
11: The “Early Decision” Decision.
12: Coming to America: Tips for International Students Considering Study in the U.S..
13: Financial Aid Countdown Calendar.
14: Who’s Paying for This? Financial Aid Basics.
15: How to Use This Guide.
16: Institutional Changes Since Peterson’s® Four-Year Colleges 2017.
17: U.S. and U.S. Territories.
18: Alabama.
19: Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University.
20: Alabama State University.
21: Amridge University.
22: Athens State University.
23: Auburn University.
24: Auburn University at Montgomery.
25: ★Birmingham-Southern College.
26: Columbia Southern University.
27: Concordia College Alabama.
28: Faulkner University.
29: Heritage Christian University.
30: Herzing University.
31: Huntingdon College.
32: Huntsville Bible College.
33: Jacksonville State University.
34: Judson College.
35: Miles College.
36: Oakwood University.
37: Remington College–Mobile Campus.
38: ★Samford University.
39: Selma University.
40: Southeastern Bible College.
41: South University.
42: Spring Hill College.
43: Stillman College.
44: Strayer University–Birmingham Campus.
45: Strayer University–Huntsville Campus.
46: Talladega College.
47: Troy University.
48: Tuskegee University.
49: United States Sports Academy.
50: The University of Alabama.
51: The University of Alabama at Birmingham.
52: The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
53: University of Mobile.
54: University of Montevallo.
55: University of North Alabama.
56: University of South Alabama.
57: The University of West Alabama.
58: Virginia College in Birmingham.
59: Virginia College in Huntsville.
60: Alaska.
61: Alaska Bible College.
62: Alaska Pacific University.
63: Charter College.
64: University of Alaska Anchorage.
65: University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula College.
66: University of Alaska Fairbanks.
67: University of Alaska Southeast.
68: University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus.
69: Arizona.
70: Argosy University, Phoenix.
71: Arizona Christian University.
72: Arizona College–Mesa.
73: Arizona State University at the Downtown Phoenix campus.
74: Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus.
75: Arizona State University at the Tempe campus.
76: Arizona State University at the West campus.
77: The Art Institute of Phoenix.
78: The Art Institute of Tucson.
79: Brookline College.
80: Brookline College.
81: Brookline College.
82: Chamberlain College of Nursing.
83: CollegeAmerica–Flagstaff.
84: CollegeAmerica–Phoenix.
85: DeVry University–Phoenix Campus.
86: Dunlap-Stone University.
87: ★Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Prescott.
88: Grand Canyon University.
89: Harrison Middleton University.
90: International Baptist College and Seminary.
91: National Paralegal College.
92: Northern Arizona University.
93: Penn Foster College.
94: Pima Medical Institute.
95: Pima Medical Institute.
96: Prescott College.
97: Southwest University of Visual Arts.
98: Trine University.
99: University of Advancing Technology.
100: The University of Arizona.
101: University of Phoenix–Online Campus.
102: University of Phoenix–Phoenix Campus.
103: University of Phoenix–Southern Arizona Campus.
104: Western International University.
105: Arkansas.
106: Arkansas Baptist College.
107: Arkansas State University.
108: Arkansas Tech University.
109: Central Baptist College.
110: Ecclesia College.
111: Harding University.
112: Henderson State University.
113: Hendrix College.
114: John Brown University.
115: Lyon College.
116: Ouachita Baptist University.
117: Philander Smith College.
118: Southern Arkansas University–Magnolia.
119: Strayer University–Little Rock Campus.
120: University of Arkansas.
121: University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
122: University of Arkansas at Monticello.
123: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
124: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
125: University of Arkansas–Fort Smith.
126: University of Central Arkansas.
127: University of the Ozarks.
128: Williams Baptist College.
129: California.
130: ★Academy of Art University.
131: Alliant International University–San Diego.
132: American Jewish University.
133: American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles.
134: American University of Health Sciences.
135: Angeles College.
136: ★Antioch University Los Angeles.
137: Antioch University Santa Barbara.
138: Argosy University, Inland Empire.
139: Argosy University, Los Angeles.
140: Argosy University, Orange County.
141: Argosy University, San Diego.
142: Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area.
143: Art Center College of Design.
144: The Art Institute of California–Hollywood, a campus of Argosy University.
145: The Art Institute of California–Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University.
146: The Art Institute of California–Los Angeles, a campus of Argosy University.
147: The Art Institute of California–Orange County, a campus of Argosy University.
148: The Art Institute of California–Sacramento, a campus of Argosy University.
149: The Art Institute of California–San Diego, a campus of Argosy University.
150: The Art Institute of California–San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University.
151: Ashford University.
152: Azusa Pacific University.
153: Bergin University of Canine Studies.
154: Bethesda University.
155: Beverly Hills Design Institute.
156: Biola University.
157: Brandman University.
158: Bristol University.
159: California Baptist University.
160: California Christian College.
161: California Coast University.
162: California College of the Arts.
163: California College San Diego.
164: California College San Diego.
165: California College San Diego.
166: California Institute of Integral Studies.
167: California Institute of Technology.
168: California Institute of the Arts.
169: California Intercontinental University.
170: California Lutheran University.
171: California Miramar University.
172: California National University for Advanced Studies.
173: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
174: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
175: California State University, Bakersfield.
176: California State University Channel Islands.
177: California State University, Chico.
178: California State University, Dominguez Hills.
179: California State University, East Bay.
180: California State University, Fresno.
181: California State University, Fullerton.
182: California State University, Long Beach.
183: California State University, Los Angeles.
184: California State University Maritime Academy.
185: California State University, Monterey Bay.
186: California State University, Northridge.
187: California State University, Sacramento.
188: California State University, San Bernardino.
189: California State University, San Marcos.
190: California State University, Stanislaus.
191: California University of Management and Sciences.
192: Chapman University.
193: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.