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National Application Center

This site will help you explore, plan, prepare, and apply to college.  You may access online applications for schools that use the common application for admission through this site, as well as learn about financial aid. This site also provides career exploration tools.

Best Colleges and Universities

Wondering what the best universities and colleges are in the country? Take a look at how U.S. News ranks the best colleges in the nation. was designed by students for students and features first-person accounts of students who overcame challenges to going to college such as peer pressure, lack of family support, and financial barriers. It provides relevant, comprehensive information about why go, how to go, and how to pay for college or other postsecondary education programs. Young people who may not have considered higher education a viable option will be engaged, informed, and inspired to create their own “roadmap” to college. is a free college search and information site, providing information on admissions, financial aid, tuition and more on over 6,000 colleges and universities nationwide.

Utah Majors Guide

Find certificate and degree programs. Search by the institution, subject, occupation, type of degree or certificate, or career cluster. Connect majors to job projections in related career fields.

Western Undergraduate Exchange

The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a program through which students in participating states may enroll in designated two-year and four-year institutions and programs in other participating states at a special, reduced tuition level. Tuition for WUE students is the regular in-state tuition plus 50 percent of that amount. In all programs, the cost to WUE students is substantially less than the nonresident tuition. Students do not need to demonstrate financial need to receive the WUE tuition benefit.

Launched in 1995, CollegeNET is the #1 portal for applying to college over the web. CollegeNET lets applicants complete, file, and pay for their admissions applications entirely through the internet. Over 500 colleges and universities including Virginia Tech, Ohio State, and the University of Washington have contracted with them to serve their official web-based admissions applications. While these applications are also directly accessible from university homepages, they are presented here for your convenient access and use.

Advertised as the most comprehensive and heavily traveled education resource on the web, brought to you by Peterson’s–the nation’s leading information services provider. Since its founding in 1966, Peterson’s has helped connect individuals, educational institutions, and corporations with their goals through its critically acclaimed books, software, networking services, online activities, and special admissions services.

This website, created by the Department of Education, includes a college search engine as well as information on public and private schools/programs and their costs.

Learn how credit transfers from college to college. Explore where you can transfer to continue your studies. Select classes that transfer as equivalent credit.