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 Tours.com
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
- 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.
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 www.swccd.edu/libraryoffcampus
Search the Library's Online Catalog: (your search results will open in a new window):
- 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.
College majors & careers : a resource guide for effective life planning
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 P445 2009
The college solution : a guide for everyone looking for the right school at the right price
Call Number: LB2343.32 .O82 2008