Introduction to U.S. Higher Education

    In this guide, learn about the framework of U.S. Higher Education, including:

    • Role of the Federal and State Government
    • Accreditation and Higher Education Associations
    • Governing Boards and Institutional Leadership
    • Institution Types and Types of Degrees
    • Tuition and Fees
    • Institutional Finance
    • Research
    • Academic Calendar, Credit and Grading System
    • Curriculum
    • Faculty (professors)
    • Teaching and Learning
    • Co-curricular Activities and Support Services
    • Alumni Engagement