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 and University Research Websites
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.
A portal. Contains an online program to assist you in finding a good match plus lots of search capabilities.
Peterson’s Education Center
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.
Direct links to the home pages of over 700 American universities.
Plenty of links, plus connections to international University, Canadian university, and Community College pages.
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.
Search colleges and universities by major, tuition range, degree level, and other criteria.
US News Online
A tool to help you search more than 1400- 4 year colleges and universities.
Independent Higher Education Network
Link to 630 Private Colleges and Universities in U.S.
Study in the USA
Articles on standardized testing, types of colleges, and other material of interest to international students considering U.S. study.
Take virtual campus tours of hundreds of U.S. colleges and universities
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
Links and data about the admission process, applications, testing, and searching for a college.
U.S. Department of Education
Database of US public schools, accreditor list, etc.
World’s premier application essay editing service.
CIS Council of International Schools
Over 300 ECIS member schools all with a demonstrated commitment to internationalism and are interested in attracting international students.
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
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.
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.
Comparisons and Rankings
College and University Rankings
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
Includes a downloadable directory of over 440 animation-related educational programs.
- National Architectural Accrediting Board – http://www.naab.org
Accredited architecture programs, international consulting, and more.
Audio Engineer Society
Information on careers and listing of programs
Federal Aviation Administration
Business School Websites:
- Marr/Kirkwood Official Guide to Business Schools
- The International Assoc. for Management Education
Listings of accounting and business programs accredited by the association.
- 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.
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.
Information on golf course architecture
- American Bar Association, Legal Educ.
Information on accredited schools, graduate (post-J.D.) programs organized by areas of concentration and university names, statistics, and more.
- 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
General directions for reaching faculty, staff, and students at colleges & universities worldwide.
The Distance Education and Training Council
Additional Information Sites for International Students
“If You Want To Study In The US” information booklets on the web
Resource Guide for International Students