Finding a College
Below are online resources to help you find a college that fits your interests. If you are looking for scholarships, grants or financial assistance for college, please click here to search the Financial Opportunities Center local scholarship database.
The College Board
The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 4,500 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves over three million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®).
U.S. Dept. of Education: Financial Aid
As a provider of roughly 70% of all student aid each year, the U.S. Department of Education is one of the largest sources of undergraduate and graduate funding. Come here for straight and thorough facts on government and state financial aid, though you'll need to spend some time to find it all. For more helpful advice, you need to download PDF booklets like "Funding Your Education" and the "Student Guide," or scroll through separate frames for topics like Stafford Loans, Federal Pell Grants and eligibility criteria. Also offers dozens of links to sites offering scholarship and grant information.
US News & World Report
This website provide information on the national rankings for colleges and grad schools, e-learning opportunities, step-by-step admission planning information and financial aid resources.
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