The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges 2021
The only guidebook of its kind to combine extensive narrative college profiles with detailed data and statistics on each institution, this tome reports on more than 300 colleges and universities, addressing their academics, majors, student life, athletics, student body, distinguished alumni, admissions/financial aid, and postgraduation success. Tips on each college's admission process and student quotes from a national survey accompany each description to provide an honest and thorough appraisal of each college's strengths and weaknesses. To guide students by the numbers, this book includes extensive statistics for each school, with figures on the student composition, class sizes, most popular majors, admissions rates, required standardized tests, deadlines, college costs, and financial aid. A must-have, go-to resource for any college-bound student, their parents, or guidance and career counselors, readers will also find a ranking of the 100 best college values.
From the front Cover The only college guide that gives you detailed profiles of the 300+ best colleges, plus the most statistics and admissions information, to help you select and get into the perfect school. IN-DEPTH COVERAGE of the colleges' academics, student life, campus vibe, athletics, admissions, scholarships, and financial aid. SCHOLARSHIP and ADMISSIONS advice on how to get into and pay for your dream college. INSIDER VIEWS and INSIGHTS into what makes each college unique, plus honest appraisals of each college's strengths and weaknesses. VITAL INFORMATION on the admissions and financial aid process for each college. In addition to the detailed essays on each school, you will find: - Strategies to help you determine your best college match - The strongest majors for each college - Descriptions of special academic opportunities, study-abroad programs, and career services - Admissions tips, deadlines, requirements, and the importance of each factor - Specific details on financial aid and merit-based scholarship programs - Indexed rankings of colleges by major and cost - Exclusive rankings of the 100 Best College Values