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The following are subject-oriented Web sites. These sites are good starting points for locating Colleges, Universities and Schools worldwide on the Internet.

Colleges and Universities

  • American Council on Education: College is Possible
    Provides resource on preparing for and choosing a college as well as financial aid resources.
    Online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another.
  • Campus
    If you're in the process of choosing a college, this site helps you tour them online. It indexes pages at the college and universities in the U.S. which have campus tours, maps, Webcams, and Web sites. You can browse alphabetically or by state.
  • College Source Catalogs
    This database has over 59,000 College Catalogs in original page format including 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional schools and websites.
    Passwords required to connect off-campus.
  • College Major 101
    Wondering what you can do with a degree in biology or dance? College Majors 101 offers lots of information about what you can do with dozens of majors, as well as what you can expect academically if you pursue these majors.

  • College Navigator
    A research tool that allows access to information about colleges, universities and vocational-technical schools in the U.S. Users may search College Navigator by geographic region, state, city, type of institution, or instructional program, either alone or in combination. This is a product of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
  • US News and World Report
    Provides universities and graduate school ranking.
  • Web U.S. Universities, by State
    List of regionally-accredited U.S. colleges and universities organized by state, with links to each institution's primary Web site. Only four year institutions are listed.

Community Colleges

  • American Assoication of Community Colleges
    This site provides easy access to the addresses, phone numbers, and websites of some 2,000 community colleges in the United States. Also gives information on all aspects of two-year colleges, including historical background, news items, relevant legislative issues, statistics, events calendar, job openings, grants, and even a list of members of ,Congress with community college backgrounds.
  • U.S. Community Colleges
    This resource lists regionally-accredited community colleges in the U.S. with links to those with Web sites. Listing is available by state or alphabetically by institution's name.

General Resource Information

Your Library has a great deal more information on this topic!

E-Books, journals, magazine and newspaper articles are available online. These services are for current Southwestern College students and staff.

When accessing  the research databases and other e-resources from off campus, you will be prompted for your WebAdvisor User ID and birthdate by the SWC off campus access system. For additional information about off campus access visit


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    Web Blog

    • The Choice
      This college blog will keep you up to date on the latest trends on college admission, testing, and financial aid. The blog also features a lot of question-and-answer sessions with college admission officers and other higher ed experts.


    Cover Art
    College majors & careers : a resource guide for effective life planning - Paul Phifer
    Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 P445 2009
    ISBN: 9780816076642

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    The college solution : a guide for everyone looking for the right school at the right price - Lynn O'Shaughnessy
    Call Number: LB2343.32 .O82 2008
    ISBN: 9780132365703


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