How to Find and Compare Colleges


Are you lost looking for colleges? Running around to different websites? Trudging through an enormous directory?


College Scorecard is a service provided by the Department of Education that allows you to look up the important statistics of colleges in the United States. With it, you can:

  • See schools’ average annual cost, graduation rate, salary after attending, financial aid/debt, graduation/retention, location, student body, academic programs
  • Search for schools by program, location, size, public/private, and/or name
  • Choose schools to compare against each other
  • Filter results by average annual cost, graduation rate, salary after attending
  • Share findings via email, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn