College Search Resources
College Scorecard - This website, released and maintained by the US Department of Education, gives you the tools to compare colleges by useful measures like average annual cost, graduation rate, and salary after attending. You can search for schools by location, name, size, degree program, and more. The website is simple, clean, and easy to use.
BigFuture by the College Board - This website allows students to search out colleges based on factors like college type, location, campus setting, cost, majors, and learning environment. It also offers a tool to help match students' interests to college majors and potential careers. There is also information about college costs and financial aid.
Peterson's - This website offers a tool that students can use to match themselves to colleges based on college type, planned major, location, and other factors. It also offers tips on how to choose which schools might be right for you.
College Results Online - This website allows students to look up colleges' graduation rates, admissions and student statistics, and costs, it has a tool that helps students compare colleges in which they might be interested, and it has a feature that searches for colleges based on factors like location, college characteristics, admissions, and cost.
The Princeton Review - This website has a free college research service that offers to connect students to colleges based on students' interests. Also, with a free Princeton Review account, students can access in-depth information about colleges listed in the Princeton Review's annual "Best Colleges" rankings. Just remember, rankings are NOT everything. Different organizations rank colleges based on different criteria.
College Navigator - This website (run by the National Center for Education Statistics) allows students to search for colleges by a wide variety of criteria and make side-by-side comparisons of colleges in which they are interested. Find admissions information, tuition and fees, net price, graduation rates, programs, majors, and more.
Affordable Colleges Online - This website is a resource for students and parents investigating online college options. It provides links to Indiana colleges and universities that offer online education options at all post-secondary levels.