Peterson's Four-Year Colleges 2018is a valuable resource that includes information on every accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the United States and Canada (and many international schools)-more than 2,900 institutions in all. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel for approximately 200 colleges and universities. College-bound students and their parents can access details 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 of study. The informative and easy-to-read profiles for more than 2,900 institutions are listed alphabetically by state (and followed by other countries) give facts and figures on campus setting, enrollment, academic programs, entrance difficulty, expenses, student-faculty ratio, costs, financial aid, application deadlines, and contact information. The two-page in-depth descriptions for approximately 200 colleges are written by college administrators and offer additional information on academic programs and majors, campus life and activities, academic and campus facilities, study-abroad opportunities, admission requirements, and much more. Also included is a special section called "The Advice Center," which provides insider info on specialized college options-Honors Programs and Colleges, Online Learning, Women's Colleges, and Public vs. Private.