Four-Year Colleges 2016, 46th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0768941253
  • ISBN-13: 9780768941258
  • DDC: 378.73
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1942 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released May 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This valuable resource includes information on over 2,600 accredited four-year undergraduate institutions in the United States and Canada (and many international schools). College-bound students and their parents can access important information, 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.

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 2015.


United States and U.S. Territories.


17: Alabama State University.

18: Amridge University.

19: Athens State University.

20: Auburn University.

21: Auburn University at Montgomery.

22: Birmingham-Southern College.

23: Brown Mackie College–Birmingham.

24: Columbia Southern University.

25: Faulkner University.

26: Huntingdon College.

27: ITT Technical Institute.

28: ITT Technical Institute.

29: ITT Technical Institute.

30: Jacksonville State University.

31: Judson College.

32: Samford University.

33: Selma University.

34: Southeastern Bible College.

35: South University.

36: Spring Hill College.

37: Troy University.

38: Tuskegee University.

39: United States Sports Academy.

40: The University of Alabama.

41: The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

42: The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

43: University of Mobile.

44: University of Montevallo.

45: University of North Alabama.

46: University of South Alabama.

47: The University of West Alabama.


48: Alaska Bible College.

49: Alaska Pacific University.

50: University of Alaska Fairbanks.

51: University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus.


52: Argosy University, Phoenix.

53: Arizona Christian University.

54: Arizona State University at the Downtown Phoenix Campus.

55: Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus.

56: Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus.

57: Arizona State University at the West Campus.

58: The Art Institute of Phoenix.

59: The Art Institute of Tucson.

60: Brown Mackie College–Phoenix.

61: Brown Mackie College–Tucson.

62: CollegeAmerica–Flagstaff.

63: DeVry University.

64: DeVry University.

65: Dunlap-Stone University.

66: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Prescott.

67: Harrison Middleton University.

68: ITT Technical Institute.

69: ITT Technical Institute.

70: ITT Technical Institute.

71: ITT Technical Institute.

72: National Paralegal College.

73: Northcentral University.

74: Northern Arizona University.

75: Penn Foster College.

76: Prescott College.

77: The University of Arizona.


78: Arkansas State University.

79: Arkansas Tech University.

80: Harding University.

81: Henderson State University.

82: Hendrix College.

83: ITT Technical Institute.

84: John Brown University.

85: Lyon College.

86: Ouachita Baptist University.

87: Philander Smith College.

88: Southern Arkansas University–Magnolia.

89: University of Arkansas.

90: University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

91: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

92: University of Arkansas–Fort Smith.

93: University of Central Arkansas.

94: University of the Ozarks.

95: Williams Baptist College.


96: Academy of Art University.

97: Academy of Couture Art.

98: Alliant International University–San Diego.

99: American Jewish University.

100: Antioch University Santa Barbara.

101: Argosy University, Inland Empire.

102: Argosy University, Los Angeles.

103: Argosy University, Orange County.

104: Argosy University, San Diego.

105: Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area.

106: Art Center College of Design.

107: The Art Institute of California–Hollywood, a Campus of Argosy University.

108: The Art Institute of California–Inland Empire, a Campus of Argosy University.

109: The Art Institute of California–Los Angeles, a Campus of Argosy University.

110: The Art Institute of California–Orange County, a Campus of Argosy University.

111: The Art Institute of California–Sacramento, a Campus of Argosy University.

112: The Art Institute of California–San Diego, a Campus of Argosy University.

113: The Art Institute of California–San Francisco, a Campus of Argosy University.

114: The Art Institute of California–Silicon Valley, a Campus of Argosy University.

115: Azusa Pacific University.

116: Biola University.

117: California Baptist University.

118: California Christian College.

119: California College of the Arts.

120: California Institute of Integral Studies.

121: California Institute of Technology.

122: California Institute of the Arts.

123: California Lutheran University.

124: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

125: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

126: California State University, Bakersfield.

127: California State University, Chico.

128: California State University, Dominguez Hills.

129: California State University, East Bay.

130: California State University, Fresno.

131: California State University, Fullerton.

132: California State University, Long Beach.

133: California State University, Los Angeles.

134: California State University, Monterey Bay.

135: California State University, Northridge.

136: California State University, Sacramento.

137: California State University, San Bernardino.

138: California State University, San Marcos.

139: California State University, Stanislaus.

140: Chapman University.

141: Claremont McKenna College.

142: Cogswell Polytechnical College.

143: The Colburn School Conservatory of Music.

144: Coleman University.

145: Concordia University.

146: Design Institute of San Diego.

147: DeVry University.

148: DeVry University.

149: DeVry University.

150: DeVry University.

151: DeVry University.

152: DeVry University.

153: DeVry University.

154: DeVry University.

155: DeVry University.

156: DeVry University.

157: DeVry University.

158: Dominican University of California.

159: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles Campus.

160: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, San Francisco Campus.

161: Fresno Pacific University.

162: Harvey Mudd College.

163: Henley-Putnam University.

164: Holy Names University.

165: Hope International University.

166: Humboldt State University.

167: Interior Designers Institute.

168: ITT Technical Institute.

169: ITT Technical Institute.

170: ITT Technical Institute.

171: ITT Technical Institute.

172: ITT Technical Institute.

173: ITT Technical Institute.

174: ITT Technical Institute.

175: ITT Technical Institute.

176: ITT Technical Institute.

177: ITT Technical Institute.

178: ITT Technical Institute.

179: ITT Technical Institute.

180: ITT Technical Institute.

181: ITT Technical Institute.

182: John Paul the Great Catholic University.

183: Laguna College of Art & Design.

184: La Sierra University.

185: Lincoln University.

186: Los Angeles Film School.

187: Loyola Marymount University.