Trying to Select a College?

These web sites can help.

students looking at computer screens sitting on lawn

College Navigator
nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
This database, created by the U.S. Department of Education, has significant amounts of data with statistics. You can even see each college's average cost for students of different income levels.

College Board
collegeboard.org
Enter the name of a college and you'll get information about its size, cost, acceptance rate, gender breakdown of students and financial aid offerings.

College InSight
college-insight.org
This site's information is similar to the College Board's but allows you to compare universities simultaneously.

Cappex
cappex.com
Just click on the name of an institution to see what grants it offers for various majors.

College Week Live
collegeweeklive.com
This site claims to be the world's largest online college fair. It's used by budget-conscious schools, and you can use the site to speak to admission officers as if you were on campus.

College Results Online
collegeresults.org
Discover the four-, five- and six-year graduation rates for most institutions. Peer lists are generated automatically, making it easy to compare schools.

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