Summary: With more than 40 years of experience, Peterson’s is one of the best education content providers in the United States. Their site allows searching for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Information on each college is accurate and comprehensive. Also included are tools for how to choose, how to get in and how to pay.
Summary: Published every year, this resource has become a favorite resource for the college bound. Rankings can be broken out by university or by colleges. There is an A to Z list to search for any school. Additional helpful sections include applying to schools and paying for college.
Summary: Directory of U.S. Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges and Online Colleges. This resource provides helpful information about colleges, universities, community colleges and vocational schools at the local city and state level. Data sources used include the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Census, and the American Fact Finder. Very simple, click on a state…and go.
Summary: The Online Colleges in California directory is meant to serve as a complementary starting point for finding online schools in California that offer collegiate and K-12 programs at a distance. These classes go from ‘non-degree' programs up to and including classes for those working on their Doctorate or accredited certificate programs. While focused on California, the site also has links to colleges & universities in other states.
Summary: Has information for loans (government and private); scholarships; 'prepaid tuition' and 529 College Savings Plans. This site has information on military aid for veterans or those considering the Armed Forces. Includes tips on filling out applications and calculators for repayment plans.
Summary: The College Navigator from the U.S. Dept. of Education allows the student to locate the type of college or university best suited for their educational needs and financial status. It also has links for available scholarships and financial aid.