College Search

Top Sites

1

College Navigator

Federal database of schools that provides detailed reports

2

College Board

Nonprofit resource, testing & customizable career exploration tools

3

Cappex

College search & scholarship resource. Owned by EAB

4

Unigo

Student reviews & discussion forums

5

College Insight

Uses data-driven comparison tables & analysis

  Advice  

  • When searching "colleges" on any search engine, millions of results pop up.


  • To prevent being overwhelmed, we've listed the top college search resources across the web.


  • First determine your important criteria for the college: class sizes, environment setting, student organizations, extracurricular activities, etc.


  • Not every website is the same so we encourage you to use a few of these resource sites.


  • Read student & alumni reviews to get a good feel for the college's culture.

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More Websites
(Listed alphabetically)

Chegg

Simple & easy-to-use learning platform with school reviews & book rentals

College Confidential

Helpful discussion forum for college & career search

College Portrait

Public colleges & universities info tool. Owned by Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA)

College Results Online

Graduation rate comparison resource. Hosted by The Education Trust

CollegeAI

Historical outcome data

CollegeSimply

Features reviews by students

CollegeXPress

Browse rankings & scholarships. Hosted by Carnegie Dartlet

Niche

Report card-style reviews & statistics

Peterson's

Advice for starting the search & application process

University & College Accountability Network (U-CAN)

For prospective students & families. Hosted by National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)

* Footnote:

There are no footnotes or disclaimers for the websites listed on this page