The College Search in Cyberspace

Listed below is a comprehensive list of web sites that you can use as you start your search for an educational opportunity in the US. The sites are available through individual companies and organizations and they, and they alone, are responsible for their content.

It is recommended that a prospective student use numerous sites in the research process in order to access the most up-to-date and pertinent information available. Internet research, in conjunction with assistance and counsel from our virtual overseas educational advisor, will provide the prospective student with the optimal tools available to find the educational opportunity that fits his/her needs, abilities and career objectives. Be sure to read through the various other sections of this web site for additional web site information.

College View
http://www.CollegeView.com/
Free online college search service with profiles of 3,700+ colleges and universities, virtual tours of hundreds of schools, electronic applications, financial aid information and more.

http://www.collegeview.com/collegesearch/index.jsp
A portal. Contains an online program to assist you in finding a good match plus lots of search capabilities.

Peterson’s Education Center
http://www.petersons.com/
K-12 schools, colleges & universities, Graduate Study Distance Learning, Financial Aid, Executive Education., Studying Abroad, Summer Programs, Special Schools, Test Preparation, and more.

Global Computing, Inc.
http://www.globalcomputing.com/universy.html
Direct links to the home pages of over 700 American universities.

American Universities
http://www.clas.ufl.edu/CLAS/american-universities.html
Plenty of links, plus connections to international University, Canadian university, and Community College pages.

CollegeNet
https://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app
This is a searchable data base of colleges, scholarship opportunities, and academic resources. Offers a comprehensive college/university index with good graphics. Recently has begun offering online application processing for „featured schools” only.

College Source
http://www.collegesource.org/
Search colleges and universities by major, tuition range, degree level, and other criteria.

US News Online
http://www.usnews.com/education
A tool to help you search more than 1400- 4 year colleges and universities.

Independent Higher Education Network
http://www.cic.edu/Pages/default.aspx
Link to 630 Private Colleges and Universities in U.S.

Study in the USA
http://www.studyusa.com
Articles on standardized testing, types of colleges, and other material of interest to international students considering U.S. study.

Campus Tours
http://www.campustours.com
Take virtual campus tours of hundreds of U.S. colleges and universities

eduPASS
http://www.edupass.com
College Admissions, Financing College, English as a 2nd Language, Passports and Visas, Traveling to the USA, Cultural Differences, Living in the USA, Ask the Advisor, Other Resources

Education USA
http://www.EducationUSA.state.gov

College Application
http://collegeapps.miningco.com
Links and data about the admission process, applications, testing, and searching for a college.

U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov
Database of US public schools, accreditor list, etc.

College Gate
http://www.collegegate.com
World’s premier application essay editing service.

CIS Council of International Schools
http://www.cois.org/
Over 300 ECIS member schools all with a demonstrated commitment to internationalism and are interested in attracting international students.

College Town
http://www.collegetown.com
Listings on over 10,000 post-secondary educational institutions including detailed listings and campus tours for member “portfolio schools”; financial aid search tool (for US citizens) and electronic FAFSA form; on-line “scouting network” for secondary school athletes; and more.

U.S. Universities and Colleges

http://www.gocollege.com
All the usual elements here: scholarship searches, SAT practice tests, search engines for finding schools – along with handy extras, like lists of restaurants in various college towns.

http://www.bestschoolsusa.com/
Advice on college admission interviews, writing application essays and getting good letters of recommendation, as well as a search engine for selecting colleges according to your major, financial aid, acceptance of online applications and more.

College and University Rankings
http://www.library.uiuc.edu/edx/rankings.html
The online counterpart to the rankings published in the US News and World Report magazine. Make side-by-side comparisons of up to four colleges at a time using the College Comparison Work Sheet.

Animation World Network
http://www.awn.com
Includes a downloadable directory of over 440 animation-related educational programs.

Architecture Websites:

  • National Architectural Accrediting Board – http://www.naab.org
    Accredited architecture programs, international consulting, and more.

Audio Engineer Society
http://www.aes.org
Information on careers and listing of programs

Federal Aviation Administration
http://www.faa.gov/education/index.cfm

Business School Websites:

  • Marr/Kirkwood Official Guide to Business Schools
    http://www.bschool.com/
  • The International Assoc. for Management Education
    http://www.aacsb.org/
    Listings of accounting and business programs accredited by the association.

Dentistry Websites:

  • ADA On-Line – http://www.ada.org/
    The complete source for dentistry information, including details on dental licensure (and education) for international dentists.

Engineering School Websites:

  • ABET Homepage – http://www.abet.org/
    Links to and information on professionally accredited first professional engineering, engineering technology, and engineering-related programs.

Film
http://www.globalfilmschool.com/
The Australian Film Television and Radio School, Sydney, Australia, the National Film Television and Radio School, London, England, and the University of California, Los Angeles, CA have partnered their resources to create an on-line film school. The school will provide instruction in all aspects of moving-image media.

Golf Design
http://www.golfdesign.org/
Information on golf course architecture

Law Websites:

  • American Bar Association, Legal Educ.
    http://www.abanet.org/legaled
    Information on accredited schools, graduate (post-J.D.) programs organized by areas of concentration and university names, statistics, and more.

Medical Websites:

  • ECFMG – http://www.ecfmg.org/
    Details on certification process for international medical graduates, residency application service, and fellowships for international faculty.
  • American Medical Association – http://www.ama-assn.org/
    Database of accredited U.S. medial residency programs, with detailed information.

College E-mail Addresses
http://www.cs.queensu.ca/aboutus/contactus.php
General directions for reaching faculty, staff, and students at colleges & universities worldwide.

The Distance Education and Training Council
http://www.detc.org/