Here are a few websites that you might want to check out while investigating different colleges.
This list comes from: "Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years"
An excellent website from the same people who bring you the SATs. Tips on how to use the Internet for admission and financial aid information, advice for parents and students, and links to many other related websites.
A website of the U.S. Department of Education. Contains a comprehensive interactive index of colleges and provides detailed information about each individual institution.
A guide to navigating college admissions, including general information and resources for people worried about the costs of higher education.
National Association for College Admissions Counseling
Includes good information on college preparation, the search process, applying, paying for, and helping your student succeed in college. Also includes sections for undocumented students and students looking to study outside the United States.
Offers information on the college search process: how to choose a school that’s right for you, how to apply, and how to pay for college. From the company that publishes Peterson’s Guides.
Public University Honors
Provides evaluation and discussion of public university honors programs and colleges and how they fit into the higher education landscape. Includes twenty questions to ask when choosing an honors college.