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College Search

  • CollegeMatcher
    College for Texans is a project of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. This web site provides a special search to locate specific college programs at public schools within the state of Texas.
  • Back to College
    "Resources for Re-Entry Students"All-in-one resource for returning students.
  • CollegeNet
    "An online guide to colleges, universities, and graduate programs. In addition to information on college admissions, there are links to academic resources, and online applications. CollegeNET has the most comprehensive set of links to school homepages on the Web."
  • College Source Online
    The Career Guidance Foundation provides the complete full text of college catalogs throughout the United States in PDF format. Searches are free but to open the document you must be a subscriber.
  • College View
    A free online college search service with extensive profiles of all the accredited colleges and universities in the US, including updated contact information.
  • The Princeton Review
    "Information and tools to research, prepare, apply, finance and get ready for higher education." 
  • GradSchools.com
    "The most comprehensive online source of graduate school information."
  • Peterson's
    "Petersons has created a new web site that includes expanded college search options like sports, average GPA, and much more."

College Listings

Educational Career Resources

  • Making College Count (registration required)
    Making College Count is your guide to college success! Study tips, first hand career planning from major corporations, choosing your major, adjusting to campus, and more.
  • Time.com College Center
    From Time, Inc a guide for students; features include where to apply, how to get in, how to pay, and once you're there.
  • US News: Education
    Home of the famous U.S. News and World Reports college rankings, as well as thumbnail sketches of all colleges and universities, and tips on admissions application and essay completion. Also career search tool and "hot jobs."
  • College Opportunities Online (IPED)
    "College Opportunities On-Line is brought to you by the National Center for Education Statistics in the U.S. Department of Education. NCES was authorized by Congress in 1998 to help college students, future students, and their parents understand the differences between colleges and how much it costs to attend college. It is your direct link to over 9,000 colleges and universities in the United States. If you are thinking about a large university, a small liberal arts college, a specialized college, a community college, a career or technical college or a trade school, you can find them all here."

Virtual College Tours

  • Collegiate Choice Walking Tours
    "Collegiate Choice Walking Tours are simple, non-promotional videos of the student guided campus tour offered at over 350 colleges and universities across the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, and Scotland. These videos are not professionally produced. Guidance counselors, not commercial film makers, are doing the recordings."
  • eCampus Tours
    "A revolutionary college planning web site featuring 360 degree tours of hundreds of college campuses. Just find a school, sit back and enjoy the trip. It's a virtually awesome experience."

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