Reference Resources & Quick Facts
Colleges & Universities
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- ASSIST - The page provides articulation agreements among public California campuses.
- BRAINTRACK - University-Index - Over 10,000 links to Higher Educational Institutions in 194 countries.
- CaliforniaColleges.edu - This site provides financial aid information, virtual campus tours, admissions requirements, career advice, ask-an-expert service, and much more for all levels of California colleges.
- California Virtual Campus - California's institutions of higher education have designed this web site to help you further your educational objectives by linking you to online courses and other services offered by the Golden State's colleges and universities.
- College and University Rankings - You will find links to many ranking services, along with cautionary notes and a discussion of the ongoing controversy over rankings. From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. PhDs.org offers a unique opportunity to get customized rankings of graduate programs based on National Research Council data. See especially the controverial 2010 Doctoral Rankings.
- CollegeBoard.com - Includes financial aid information in addition to test information (even a sample test question).
- CollegeNavigator - Brought to you by the National Center for Education Statistics in the U.S. Department of Education, this site allows you to search for search for a college based on its location, program, or degree offerings either alone or in combination. The results enable you to compare colleges and universities by their costs and other factors.
- CollegeSource Online - Contains cover-to-cover reproductions of college catalogs from 1994 to the present. Using the required Adobe Acrobat reader one can view and print specific pages. (Also available in the HSU Library are college catalogs on microfiche from 1980/81 to 1997/98.) One can search for colleges using criteria such as state, major, enrollment, tuition, etc., in addition to name.
- College Search - From a database of more than 3,600 colleges and universities drawn from the College Board's College Handbook; search by name or by other criteria (geographic location, size, major, etc.). For each college includes several information sections, including a link to the college's web site and electronic college application if available.
- GetEducated.com - This website was created in 1989 to help people to find online education sites. Today they are the only clearinghouse for accredited programs in the US. In addition you can download free information such as: Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools, Business & Management (Online MBAs); Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools, Technology; Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools, Education & Library Science; and Best Distance Learning Undergraduate Schools, Business & Management (Online BA/BS)
- Graduate School Programs - Search for graduate school programs by subject or by school or through distance education. Brought to you by Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.
- Guide to Online Schools - 382 schools, 12,061 degree programs and 2,805 student reviews.
- Institute of International Education - "IIE, an independent non-profit organization founded in 1919, administers over 200 programs serving more then 20,000 individuals each year."
- Peterson's Education Center - A wealth of information on elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, professional degree programs, study abroad and distance learning opportunities, executive management programs, financial aid, internships, summer programs, career guidance, and more. Peterson's brings together, at one central address, consistently organized information about educational opportunities at all levels, and gives individuals the ability to search Peterson's databases as well as to request more information, apply, and interact in other ways with faculty and administrators at educational institutions.
- Study Abroad Directory - According to the introduction, this is "...the on-line study abroad information resource. Here you will find listings for thousands of study abroad programs in more than 100 countries throughout the world. You will also find hundreds of links to study abroad program home pages and a wealth of related information."
- Title IV Institution Codes - Needed to complete FAFSA and other college application forms.
- WorldWide Classroom - A compilation of intercultural and educational programs around the world which welcome international visitors. They include: University Study, Adult Enrichment, Foreign Language Immersion, Teen Camps, Volunteerism, Internships, Cultural, Craft and Heritage Programs. A great site for information on studying and/or traveling abroad.