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Big Future - College Boards
Covers college costs, scholarships, financial aid applications, education loans, and college financing. College financial calculators are helpful.
College Affordability and Transparency Center
tools for generating tuition data based on: type of institution of interest (e.g., public, private, two-year, four-year; and, type of tuition data
College Majors 101
Learn about different college majors.
College Results Online
Discover an institution's graduation, retention and transfer-out rates. Statistics are from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. Basic institutional demographics are provided a long with an opportunity to view similar colleges.
College Scorecard - US Dept. of Education
The College Scorecard is designed to increase transparency, putting the power in the hands of the public — from those choosing colleges to those improving college quality — to see how well different schools are serving their students.
Consumer group that publishes online college rankings and online university ratings along the dimensions that matter most to online students themselves: affordability and credibility. Be sure to read about "Diploma Mills."
Online Colleges Guide
When choosing a program, be sure it is from an accredited institution.
Peterson's - Your Comprehensive Guide to College Information
Peterson's is a respected provider of this type of information - but not all of it is free. GRCC also has Peterson's 2-year & 4-year guides in Reference.
Colleges Recommended Titles
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- Purpose /Objectivity
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