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Rugg's Recommendations on the Colleges 34th Edition

Locating Quality Undergraduate Colleges for Counselors, Parents, and Students. Over 950 Entry Changes in the New PDF ONLY FORMAT, with bookmarks for every major and throughout the entire book.

Rugg's new 34th edition lists 18,000 quality departments at over 1,170 quality colleges. In short, we thinned out the college departments to a top 15%. From the first piece of research garnered from a student on a college campus in 1978, to questioning hundreds of counselors this spring, Rugg's college guide is now proudly in its 38th year in over 80% of America's high schools and libraries. The guidebook has been designated nationally as a "revered staple, the book parents and students must start with" in the search for a college to attend. The 34th edition is the accumulation of over 40 years of work in the undergraduate admissions process, and, as always, Rugg is independent of the colleges. There are over 950 entry changes since the 33rd edition, over 130 majors have been revised and changed, 233 recommended departments per major. Wholesale changes have been made on 35 departmental pages. Two new majors have been added: Computer and Information Sciences, and Microbiology.

THE BOOK includes Recommended Undergraduate Programs in the United States in the Fields of: Agriculture, American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art (Studio), Art History, Astronomy, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Biology, Botany, Business Administration, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Dance/Drama/Theater, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Foreign Languages, Forestry, Geography, Geology, History, Home Economics, Journalism/Communication, Mathematics, Music, Nursing, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Pre-Law, Pre-Med/Pre-Dental, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, and Zoology.

PLUS 81 OTHER MISCELLANEOUS MAJORS: Actuarial Science, Advertising, Africana Studies, Alternative Colleges, Animal Science, Applied Mathematics, Arabic, Archaeology, Art Therapy, Atmospheric Sciences, Audiology/Speech/Language Therapy, Aviation Management, Aviation Science, Biomathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Biometrics, Biophysics, Canadian Studies, Ceramics, Chinese, Cinematography/Film Studies/Video Production, Cognitive Science, Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Design/Commercial Art, Digital Marketing, Digital Media, East Asian Studies, E-Commerce, Entomology, Entrepreneur Studies, Environmental Studies, Equestrian Studies, Exercise Science/Wellness/Movement, Fashion Design/Merchandising, Financial Planning, Firefighting, Forensic Science/Technology, Game Design, Genetics, Gerontology/Geriatric Services, Health Services Administration, Hispanic Studies/Latin American Studies, Homeland Security, Horticulture, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Human Resources Management, Industrial Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, International Relations/Studies, Japanese Studies, Jazz, Jewish Studies, Linguistics, Marine Science, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Middle Eastern Studies, Mortuary Science, Music Therapy, Musical Theater, Naval Architecture, Neuroscience, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics/Prosthetics, Parks and Recreation Services, Peace and Conflict Studies, Photography, Photojournalism, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Pre-Veterinary, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Relations, Range Management, Robotics Technology, Sign Language, Social and Rehabilitation Services, Social Work, Special Education, Sports Medicine/Athletic Training, Sports Sciences/Sports Management, Sustainability Studies, Urban Studies, Voice, Wildlife/Wildlands Management, and Women's Studies.

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"I wish Mr. Rugg had put his book on my desktop computer years ago. This new PDF for all his products is great, and so easy to use and the addition of bookmarks for all the majors and the entire book saves even more time. I turn my monitor toward me and get a lot of lists and a lot of answers. I have his college lists right on my screen as I talk to parents and students. And for them I can copy so easily the major pages they (we) want and I do not have to leave my chair." ~ Vernon Vargas, Long-time College Coordinator, Moreau Catholic High School, Hayward, CA

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"I use the Rugg's resources several times each week...They are lifesavers for me." - Barbara Phelps, College Counselor, Phoenix, AZ

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"I use your book all the time and enjoy the new PDF format." - Carol Gill, Independent Counselor, Dobbs Ferry, New York

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"Thank you for this incredible resource! I consistently use it in my work with students and parents as they walk through the college selection process together." - Dr. Ruth Reilly Fletcher, Academy Dean, Class of 2014, The Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii

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"This book is one of the most valuable resources I have used in college admission counseling over the years!" - Joe Valentino, Supervisor of Guidance, Clayton, NJ

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"I use my Rugg's book like my bible." - Jill P. Madenberg, College Counselor, Lake Success, NY

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34th Edition - ISBN 13: 978-1-883062-84-2 ~ LC89-062896 ~ PDF ONLY$25.00