College Handbook 2005

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College Board, Aug 16, 2004 - Study Aids - 2036 pages
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The only guide to all 3,600 four-year and two-year colleges in the United States.

The College Handbook is the flagship of the College Board's authoritative line of annual directories. It is the ideal reference for students, parents, and professionals who need the most objective, accurate, and current information about American colleges and universities. The new edition has been completely updated with information from an annual survey of every accredited college in the United States. Entries for each college show their admissions requirements, deadlines, and acceptance rates; academic and extracurricular offerings; special facilities and student services; contact information; and much more. Special tables show policies, facts, and outcomes for Early Decision, Early Action, and Wait List applicants at hundreds of colleges. Clearly laid out entries and over 30 indexes make it easy to use for quick reference.
The only guide to all 3,600 four-year and two-year colleges in the United States.

The College Handbook is the flagship of the College Board's authoritative line of annual directories. It is the ideal reference for students, parents, and professionals who need the most objective, accurate, and current information about American colleges and universities. The new edition has been completely updated with information from an annual survey of every accredited college in the United States. Entries for each college show their admissions requirements, deadlines, and acceptance rates; academic and extracurricular offerings; special facilities and student services; contact information; and much more. Special tables show policies, facts, and outcomes for Early Decision, Early Action, and Wait List applicants at hundreds of colleges. Clearly laid out entries and over 30 indexes make it easy to use for quick reference.

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Contents

Preface
Understanding the college indexes
The college next door
17
Glossary
24
Accrediting associations
30
Twoyear colleges
1105
College descriptions by state
1361
Early decision and early action table
2081
Wait list table
2093
Indexes
2100
Special characteristics
2109
Admission selectivity
2121
Admissionplacement policies
2131
CoUeges that offer ROTC
2139
NCAA sports
2146
Alphabetical index of colleges
2184

About the author (2004)

The College Board is a national nonprofit membership association whose mission is to prepare, inspire, and connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 4,300 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves over three million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning

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