College Majors 101: Learn about over 150 college majors including information on what you will actually learn and do while in college and the real professional nature of your major.
The College Blue Book– This 6-volume set is completely revised and updated, and remains the definitive guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.
Peterson’s Two-Year Colleges – This comprehensive guide features some 1,700 accredited two-year colleges offering associate degrees as well as some international schools. Detailed profiles give students a complete picture of their choices and describe academic majors, standardized testing requirements, and more.
Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges – This guide includes detailed profiles submitted by more than 2,000 accredited institutions in the United States and Canada that grant baccalaureate degrees, provide guidance on selecting the right school, getting in, and financial aid.
Scholarships, Fellowships, & Loans – Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
Financial Aid & Scholarship Resources
The Excelsior Scholarship: Tuition-Free Degree Program. Under this groundbreaking program, more than 940,000 middle-class families and individuals making up to $125,000 per year will qualify to attend college tuition-free at all CUNY and SUNY two- and four-year colleges in New York State.
HESC: official New York State Higher Education Services Corp. site
FAFSA: the office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school
Sallie Mae: information on scholarships, grants and financial aid