A Selection of College Guides
A list of college reference resources in the Education Collection of Mid-Manhattan Library.
The following titles can be found in The Education Collection of the Mid-Manhattan Library. You will find these books helpful in getting information on many different colleges and universities. Most of the titles are revised annually or biannually, with the most recent edition available in the collection. They are for reference use only, and may not be taken from the room.
The College Blue Book. (5 volumes) New York: Macmillan, 19-. (Ref 378.73C)
The College Board College Handbook. New York: College Board, 1999-. (Ref 378.73C)
The Higher Education Directory. Falls Church, VA: Higher Education Publications 1999-. (Ref 378.73H)
Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges. Princeton, NJ: Peterson’s Guides, 1998- (Ref 378.1542P)
The College Board Book of Majors. New York: The College Board, 2004- (Ref 378.241C)
he Insider’s Guide to the Colleges. Compiled and edited by the staff of the Yale Daily News. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 19-. (Ref 378.7302 I)
The following guides offer basic school profiles, and each is devoted to colleges in a particular region of the country. Each one has a major index, state and federal financial aid information, and campus photographs. Four and two-year colleges are covered.
Peterson’s Colleges in New York. Susan Dilts and Chris Stokes, editors. Princeton, NJ: Peterson’s Guides, 1984-. (Ref 378.747 P)
The Princeton Review: The Best Mid-Atlantic Colleges. New York: Random House, 2003-. (Ref 378.7402 P)
The Princeton Review: The Best Northeastern Colleges. New York: Random House, 2003-. (Ref 378.7402P).
Chronicle Two-Year College Databook. Moravia, NY: Chronicle Guidance Publications, 1979-. (Ref 378.1543 C)
Peterson’s Guide to Two-Year Colleges. Princeton, NJ: Peterson’s Guides, 1984-. (Ref 378.1543 P)
America’s Best Colleges for B Students. Los Altos, CA: SuperCollege, 2005-. (Ref 378.73A)
The College Board International Student Handbook. New York: The College Board, c1999-. (Ref 378.73 C)
Creative Colleges. Los Altos, CA: SuperCollege, 2005-. (Ref 700.7117 C)
Peterson’s Annual Guide to Graduate Study (6 volumes) Princeton, NJ: Peterson’s Guides, 19-. (Ref 378.1553 P)
CUNY, The City University of New York
SUNY, The State University of New York
Peterson’s Education and Career Center
Yahoo’s List of Colleges and Universities
The New York Public Library Best of the Web: Education
Select Colleges and Universities