Affordable Colleges Online provides free higher education tools and information for current and future college students and their families. While online learning has been dominated by for-profit institutions in the past, more and more traditional colleges now offer degree programs online to meet the needs of a more diverse student population. Universities such as Oregon State, University of Illinois, and Penn State are fantastic examples of top institutions with outstanding distance learning. Although we try to be fair to all accredited colleges, our resource focuses more heavily on the not-for-profit programs.
This source for college information allows you to search for U.S. colleges by name, location, type of institution, and programs/majors. Provides material about expenses, financial aid, enrollment, admission, athletics, and more.
College Scorecards in the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you. You can use the College Scorecard to find out more about a college’s affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.
To start, enter the name of a college of interest to you or select factors that are important in your college search. You can find scorecards for colleges based on factors such as programs or majors offered, location, and enrollment size.
A consumer-oriented site: "Online since 1989, we help consumers get educated about online learning. GetEducated.com is the only college directory that offeres free listings to CHEA-accredited colleges and universities, and that bars advertising.
Information about the PASSHE group of schools (Mansfield, Lock Haven, Bloomsburg, Shippensburg, East Stroudsburg, Ediboro, Cheyney, West Chester, Kutztown, Indiana, California, Slippery Rock, Clarion and Millersville)
Founded in 1916, ROTC stands for Reserve Officer Training Corps. It’s a college program offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, cadets commit to serve in the Military after graduation.
Enrolling in an ROTC program can mean massive financial aid, but it is a serious commitment, and students should be well-informed before taking the step. From the types of scholarships provided by ROTC to the physical and academic requirements and ultimately the military service commitment for each branch of the military, our guide answers students' questions about what it really means to join ROTC.
This site will help you choose a college based upon U.S. News & World Report's ranking system. Provides ranking by best colleges and by state. Also includes rankings for community colleges and "best values".