California State University - With 23 campuses, 427,000 students, 44,000 faculty and staff, it is the largest,
the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the U.S. Also see Wikipedia.
Institute for Social Ecology - Plainfield, Vermont. An independent institution of higher
education dedicated to the study of social ecology, an interdisciplinary field drawing on philosophy, political and social theory, anthropology,
history, economics, the natural sciences, and feminism.
New School, The - New York, NY [also see News]. A legendary progressive university comprising schools bound by a common, unusual intent: to prepare and inspire its 10,510 undergraduate
and graduate students to bring actual, positive change to the world. From its Greenwich Village campus, The New School launches economists
and actors, fashion designers and urban planners, dancers and anthropologists, orchestra conductors, filmmakers, political scientists, organizational
experts, jazz musicians, scholars, psychologists, historians, journalists, and above all, world citizens-individuals whose ideas and innovations
forge new paths of progress in the arts, design, humanities, public policy, and the social sciences.
New SPACE, The - New York, NY. New school for pluralistic anti-capitalist education.
ASSIST - A computerized student-transfer information system. Displays reports of how
course credits earned at one California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository
of articulation for California's colleges and universities providing the most accurate and up-to-date information available about student transfer
California Colleges - Information about higher education opportunities in
California, including virtual campus tours, criteria searches, a student-campus matching assistant, information on financial aid, and admissions
planners for first-year and transfer students.
Campus Program - A comprehensive education and employment guide to American universities and colleges
in the United States. Provides profiles of 1000's of universities and colleges across the United States. Its main feature is a browsable database
of nearly 100,000 university and college programs; diplomas, certificates and advanced degrees; categories by over 500 unique areas of study. CampusProgram.com helps
prospective students research effectively and efficiently the process for selecting and applying to an American university and choosing a specific
program which they can browse either by program type or state.
CampusTours - Builds video tours, photorealistic interactive campus maps and custom data-driven multimedia
applications for higher education, non-profit and government clients worldwide.
CHEA Database of Institutions Accredited By Recognized United States Accrediting
Organizations - The database lists approximately 7,600 institutions that are accredited by participating or recognized organizations of the Council
for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or are recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE). Each accrediting
organization's list of institutions is prefaced by a brief description of the accredited status of the institutions on the list and the year for
which the list is accurate.
College Navigator) - College search engine, with data on over
7,000 postsecondary institutions in the United States. Information on programs offered, retention and graduation rates, prices, aid available, degrees awarded, campus safety, and accreditation.
CollegeBoard - Brings together information and tools to plan the transition from high school
to college. Students can register for the SAT online and practice online with actual SAT test questions. Students and parents also
use collegeboard.com to identify and search for suitable colleges, apply to college online, explore career options, learn about college costs, and
navigate the world of financial aid.
College Navigator - A free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high
school counselors, and others get information about over 7,000 postsecondary institutions in the United States - such as programs offered, retention
and graduation rates, prices, aid available, degrees awarded, campus safety, and accreditation.
College Raptor - College planning tool providing side-by-side comparisons of estimated financial aid packages along with simplified campus match scores and admission chances.
College Scorecard - Find and compare schools with information provided here by the U.S. Department of Education.
College Search - Offers multimedia virtual tours of colleges and universities.
Extensive college information database.
College Students and Mental Health - A comprehensive guide to help college students identify common mental health disorders, their warning signs,
how to manage them and when to seek treatment.
Colleges Universities - Research any school listed and when you see a school you would like to research simply fill in your information to request more information from that school.
CollegeSurfing - Find career colleges, technical, and trade schools. Search by degree program, location
Educational Testing Service (ETS) - ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests
annually, including the TOEFL and TOEIC tests, the GRE General and Subject Tests and The Praxis Series assessments,
in more than 180 countries, at more than 9,000 locations worldwide. In addition to assessments, it conducts educational research, analysis and policy
studies and develop a variety of customized services and products for teacher certification, English language learning and elementary, secondary
and postsecondary education. View all Tests and Products.
FastWeb - Uses the Internet to help students find scholarships for college. Matches each student's
background with eligibility requirements for scholarships from around the country and advises them about scholarship opportunities tailored to them.
Aid - A comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the
three major forms of aid available through the Department's Federal Student Aid office. This guide tells you about the programs
and how to apply for them.
FinAid! - A comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools.
Financial Aid for Online Colleges - Students attending online colleges have numerous types of financial aid available. Learn what you need, the importance of accreditation and how to get started.
GetDegrees - Find and compare accredited online schools and accredited online degree programs. Read student
reviews and recommendations on schools, colleges, and universities worldwide, including 2yr, 4yr, public, private, community and vocational.
GradSchools - Comprehensive source of graduate school information.
Kaplan - Offers preparation for more than 90 standardized tests for college and graduate school admissions
and English-language proficiency, as well as academic tutoring and pre-college test prep for students in their K through 12 years.
Public Health Degrees - A resource dedicated to researching educational opportunities within public health.
SavingForCollege.com: The Internet Guide to 529 Plans - 529 plans are investment
plans operated by a state to help families save for future college costs. Federal tax law provides special tax benefits to plan participant (Section
529 of the Internal Revenue Code). This site describes how 529 plans work - tax rules, planning strategies, and impact on
college financial aid.
Scholarships -Find scholarships with few entrants, high award amounts, short essays and more. Information is provided by GoodCall.
StatFuse - Provides students with instant results showing them their chances of admission to universities across the nation.
Students with Disabilities: 2017 Resource Guide - A resource for students with disabilities who are looking to enroll with a university, uncover financial aid and scholarship information, or who are looking for information associated with student life once on campus.
TestGear - Offers web-based test prep courses to help students get ready for high school exit
exams (such as the MCAS, TAAS, and FCAT, to name a few) and college entrance exams (such as the SAT, ACT, and TOEFL).
World University Rankings - The Times Higher Education World University Rankings are the only global university performance
tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The
top universities rankings employ 13 performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, which are trusted
by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.
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