Explore websites that will help you plan your transition to a university based upon your specific needs and personal and academic goals. Includes information on Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) campus resources.
- U.select: Free web-based transfer information site that provides students and advisors with fast and accurate course and transfer information, inlcuding course equivalencies, program requirements and planning guides.
- 12 Reasons to Stay in Illinois: This site provides current information about each state university, including a comparative chart on admission, cost, curricula, and other relevant information. (PDF)
- Illinois State Universities At-A-Glance: This document provides a summary of minimum high school course requirements for admission of freshman to Illinois public universities. (PDF)
- Private Illinois Colleges and Universities (PICU): List of 50 private Illinois Colleges and Universities who are committed to creating smooth transfer pathways.
- College Board: Search for colleges and universities based on location, cost, majors and more
- College Source: Online library of thousands of college catalogs and course descriptions.
- Peterson's Guide to College: Find information on colleges and universities and read reviews
- Unigo: A free, student generated guide to North American colleges for prospective applicants
- US News College Rankings: Annual ranking of colleges and universities that assesses programs, student life, and various satisfaction factors.
- FastWeb: Find scholarships that may be available to you to help finance your education
- Illinois Basic Skills Test information and study guide: Find registration and testing information along with study guides for the Illinois Basic Skills Test (a certification required for students seeking a degree in an educational field).
- Christian College and Universities: Search for information on Christian colleges and universities throughout the United States
- Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU): Information on colleges or universities that are members of the HACU organization where the total Hispanic student enrollment constitutes a minimum of 10-25 percent of the student population.
- Hispanic College and University Search: Find the perfect Hispanic college for you.
- Latino College Dollars: Information about scholarships available for Latino student attending college throughout the Untied States.
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU): Information on and links to colleges and universities that are members of the HBCU organization.
Directory of HBCU member Colleges & Universities (pdf)
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Campus Resources: Information on and links to various LGBT resources offered at various colleges and universities.