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College Search Websites

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities: Site for the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Offers a college search for those institutions, as well as various publications, AJCU job bank, online courses and much more.
  • Catholic Colleges Online: A site to search Catholic colleges and universities. Also includes up-to-date news, events and a job board.
  • HBCU Connect: A great site to search for historically black colleges and universities. Also has links for scholarships, jobs and much more.
  • NCAA: The main website for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The site not only includes information on Division I, II & III schools, but also daily updates, blogs, job information, and sport-by-sport statistics. For high school students interested in playing college sports, you may request a transcript for the NCAA Clearinghouse.
  • Petersons: A comprehensive site where you can identify colleges by location, major, tuition and more. There is also test prep and financial aid information.
  • Princeton Review: A site to help with standardized test preparation, as well as a great college search function.
  • Sisters of Mercy: Links to and contact information for Mercy sponsored colleges and universities.
  • UNIGO: A college guide created by college students nationwide, covering everything from the admissions process to academics to social life at various schools. A great way to get a student’s perspective, or “inside scoop” on the college(s) you’re interested in.
  • U.S. News: A link to U. S. News & World Report that keeps up-to-date college rankings, including "Best Colleges" (nationally), "Best Graduate Schools", and "World's Best Universities" to name a few.
  • Sallie Mae: A good place to get a head start on preparing for college, whether you’re a student wondering where to go to school and how you’ll get there, or a parent who is trying to figure out the college and financial aid application processes. You’ll find pointers on the entire “go-to-college” process from preparation to getting loans. There are also interactive tools that enable you to analyze the affordability of schools.

Financial Aid & Scholarship Websites

  • CSS Profile online – The CSS Profile is the form many private colleges and universities require for those applying for financial aid. This is in addition to the FAFSA form.

  • – Includes a database of over 180,000 private scholarships. It offers a free search using an online profile you create.

  • FinAid – A great resource for financial aid & scholarships, including a financial aid estimator. It also has information on prepaid tuition plans, athletic assistance, loans, grants and more.

  • Going Merry - One place for students to find and apply to scholarships online, absolutely free.

  • – Sponsored by participants in the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), this is a one stop site for advice on financial strategies, choosing a college and career planning.

  • Appily – Assists in finding merit aid scholarships by matching students with merit scholarship opportunities from colleges across the country. Merit aid is awarded to students with a broad range of GPA’s, and can even be based on interests, intended majors, leadership & community service.

  • State of Michigan – Operated by the State of Michigan, this site offers information on Michigan-based scholarships, as well as choosing a college, planning a career and more.

  • Midwest Student Exchange Program – The Midwest’s largest multi-state tuition reciprocity program. Over 140 colleges and universities in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin offer each others’ citizens affordable rates. Public institutions agree to charge no more than 150% of the in-state resident tuition rate; private institutions offer a 10% reduction on tuition rates.

  • – A free college scholarship search that has over ten million members. Scholarships posted are thoroughly researched and verified as legitimate, making certain there are no fees to apply.

  • – all informative scholarship databases, the last of which is an informative site about the scholarship process.

  • – Information on scholarship and grant programs funded by the United Negro College Fund.

  • - Scholarships guaranteed by nearly 100 colleges to students who meet the individual listed criteria for each.

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