Peterson's Four-Year Colleges 2013 is the trusted guide of high school guidance counselors, parents, and students. This valuable resource includes information on accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the United States and Canada (and many international schools)-more than 2,600 institutions in all. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions, written by admissions personnel, for more than 400 colleges and universities. 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.
The Advice Center provides helpful articles on specialized college options, such as Honors Programs and Colleges, Online Learning, Women's Colleges, and Public vs. Private institutions. Other articles offer advice on making a list of your "Top-Ten" colleges, surviving standardized tests, preparing to get into college, paying for college, scholarship guidance, and advice for international students applying to U.S. colleges and universities. Indexes include Majors or Fields of Study, Entrance Difficulty, Cost Ranges, and geographic and alphabetical listings of all schools.