American School Search provides detailed information on 6,800 colleges across the United States and has been designed to help potential students make a more informed choice about where they would like to attend college.
We make very strong efforts to consistently present our users with information that is accurate and reliable. This data has been directly obtained from unbiased government resources such as the U.S. Department of Education, FAFSA, and the National Center for Education Statistics.
Within most of our college reviews, you will find information relating to a school's general academic environment such as the student enrollment, availability of degree programs, and various degree types offered.
We have also listed admissions information regarding most colleges admittance standards and acceptance rates of students wishing to enroll in a specific college, and have projected how relatively difficult it is to get accepted into each specific school.
In addition to this, you can also find whether or not a specific college gives consideration to the transference of college-level courses taught in high school (such as Advanced Placement Credits) when admitting new students.
Financial information has also been provided, since it is often an important consideration for college seekers. We have listed the average annual tuition costs for each school, the application fees, additional fees for books and labs, on-campus housing costs, availability of on-campus employment, as well as the average annual loan amounts given to students receiving financial assistance.
You will also find the percentage of the student body currently receiving financial aid, and an estimation of the difficulty of obtaining a loan while attending each college. For your convenience, we have provided the minimum eligibility requirements that a student must meet to receive financial assistance for each school from the office of Federal Student Aid.
In addition to this, our visitors will find information that is relevant to a students learning environment and general satisfaction levels for each specific college. Examples of these include the student to faculty ratio, average student retention rates, as well as the availability of online courses and study abroad programs.
You can also find information on the availability of career services for most colleges, such as job fairs, resume building workshops, or any other professional development programs that are provided by the school.
Our college reviews have been presented using several unique formulas so that they are meaningful and easy-to-understand for our visitors. We sincerely hope that they assist college seekers in making the best educational choices for their future.