America's leading college directory and a perennial favorite among high school guidance counselors is a recognized authority in comparative college ratings The brand-new edition of Barron's Profiles of American Colleges describes more than 1,650 colleges, with up-to-date facts and figures covering: Admission requirements and procedures Tuitions, fees, and financial aid sources Library, computer, and athletic facilities Campus safety and security Degree requirements and extracurricular activities Websites, email addresses, and admissions contacts The book contains an Index of College Majors, an extended chart listing all available major study programs at every school. Also profiled are many of the finest colleges in Canada, as well as brief profiles of religious colleges and American colleges based in foreign countries. All colleges in the directory are rated according to Barron's competitiveness scale, which ranges from "Competitive" to "Most Competitive." Includes FREE access to Barron's exclusive College Search Engine. It gives college-bound students online information and guidance to help them match their academic plans and aptitudes with the admission requirements and academic programs of every accredited four-year college in the country.