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For a listing of online colleges and degrees, see here.


  • College Board
    Search by name, degree, or use the advanced search options

  • CollegeBound
    Search colleges/universities, community colleges, career/trade schools, technical schools, spa & beauty schools, computer schools, Christian colleges amd military schools

  • Peterson's
    Search colleges worldwide based on name, subject matter or areas of interest

  • U.S. Department of Education
    Browse schools based on your specific criteria, build a list and even export search results into a spreadsheet.

  • BrainTrack
    An index of international links, BrainTrack is a reference guide to more than 10,000 higher education institutions in 194 countries. Includes original college profiles

  • Scholar Stuff
    Thousands of links to colleges and universities around the world

  • University of Texas - Austin
    Complete list of U.S. universities; search by state or alphabetical order

  • Online College Database
    Interactive map lets you click on a state to see the colleges, universities, community colleges and online colleges in that state

  • General Education Online
    Links to hundreds of colleges worldwide

  • U.S. University Directory
    State universities, online university degree search and college rankings

  • U.S. University Reviews
    Search by state or subject area. Offers online school search

  • 50 States
    Search by major, university name and online schools

  • Universities Worldwide
    Links to 8,791 universities in 202 countries

    Can enter name of university to search or click on list of key words (e.g. accounting)

  • School Guides
    Comprehensive resource with 12 categorical tabs such as military programs, colleges in the news, college fairs calendar

    U.S. university directory - state universities and college rankings

  • Students Review
    Thousands of uncensored college reviews by students and alumni

  • Accredited Schools Online
    Extensive database of accredited traditional and online degree programs. You can find out more about what college accreditation is and the different types of accreditation in this guide.

  • Top Online Education Programs
    U.S. News and World Report's list of the top online bachelor's degree programs and online master's degree programs in business, engineering, nursing, education, and computer information technology.

Graduate School

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

  • U.S. Dept. of Education
    Click a state on the interactive map or see the complete list

    Search by name, state or region. Site also includes info on careers, scholarships, events

    Alphabetical listing. Includes contact, enrollment and tuition info.

  • HCBUMentor
    Site features a comparison tool, campus tours and a matching assistant

  • Yahoo
    Directory of HBCU's in the U.S.

Schools for the Disabled

  • Disabled World
    U.S. college disability information for students, including hearing-impaired schools and colleges

  • Cool Toad
    Alphabetical listing of schools, programs and services available to disabled students

  • Dept. of Education
    Rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities preparing for postsecondary education

    Grants and scholarship opportunities

Specialty Schools

    Professional advice for choosing a field of study, finding the perfect school and launching a successful career in the arts.

    Find a school and game design program that matches your interests, lifestyle and budget

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