Selected Web sites compiled by Amy Prendergast, Reference Librarian
Colleges & UniversitiesAmerica's Best Colleges : U.S. News and World Report's site includes admissions, application and college life information as well as rankings.
America's Best Graduate Schools
American Universities: Links to homepages of American universities.
College and University Rankings: Links to various ranking services for higher education, a guide to controversy over rankings, and a bibliography.
College Navigator: can specify major, type of degree, institution type, and campus setting among other choices.
Colleges, College Scholarships and Financial Aid Page: Contact information for colleges and universities in the U.S., links to their web pages, and a page with scholarship and other info.
CollegeView College Search: Search for colleges by criteria such as student body size, public/private, city size, etc.
IPEDS COOL - College Opportunities Online: Find information on a specific college or set of colleges or search for colleges by specified criteria.
Peterson's Education Portal : Colleges and universities search, financial aid information.
International and Study AbroadCollege & University Home Pages - Geographical Listing: Click on country name to see links to colleges and universities.
Universities Worldwide : Searchable database of universities.
Yahoo Colleges and Universities : Arranged by country.
Financial AidAlabama JobLinkl Career Information Network: Includes sources of financial aid available at Alabama colleges and universities.
Back to College : Information on financial aid, degrees and programs, distance education and more.
Financial Aid - University of South Alabama: Information from the University Office of Financial Aid .
BlackExcel: Financial aid and other useful information for African American students and their families.
fastWEB! (Financial Aid Search Through the Web)
Federal Student Aid : Information on college applications and funding from the federal government.
FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page
The Student Guide: The U.S. Department of Education's online guides. These cover everything from financial need to application procedures and deadlines.
FAFSA: can be submitted electronically and includes a link for Federal School Codes.
FICE Codes: for the FAFSA