Synopses & Reviews
This is the only
guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States—2,150 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,650 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid-out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2012
is the fastest, easiest way for students to narrow a college search and compare the schools that theyre interested in.
• targeted information for homeschooled students and students considering community college as an option
• useful features for black and Hispanic students
• tables of early-decision and wait-list outcomes show information that cant be found in any other guide
• comprehensive listings of student services, majors, athletics, oncampusactivities, and campus computing
• planning calendar and worksheets help students organize their applications and stay on track
• purchasers qualify for a $10 discount on The Official SAT Online Course™, the only course offered by the test maker
• updated annually by a team of editors who verify information with each college—making the College Handbook 2012 the best college reference guide
"The easiest college reference to use."—Anne Lewis, Supervisor of Guidance Services, Loudoun COunty Public Schools, Virginia
About the Author
The College Board
is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board is composed of more than 5,700 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves 7 million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,800 colleges through major programs and services in college readiness, college admission, guidance, assessment, financial aid, and enrollment. Among its widely recognized programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®), SpringBoard® and ACCUPLACER®. The College Board is committed to the principles of excellence and equity, and that commitment is embodied in all of its programs, services, activities, and concerns.
For further information, visit www.collegeboard.com.