College Planning Resources


A snap shot of Illinois Universities including programs of 
study, entrance requirements, etc.
State Universities in Illinois

Summary of Minimum High School Course Requirements for
Admission of Freshmen to Illinois Public Universities
State Universities at a Glance

Prospective student athletes - You must register with the NCAA 
Eligibility Center to participate in intercollegiate athletics at 
an NCAA Division I or Division II institution. 
NCAA Eligibility Center

Find pertinent information on financial aid and preparing 
yourself to be successful in college.
"Get set for College" by ACT

A list of available accredited online programs in Illinois is 
included in the directory below. Find the best programs that fit 
your needs by filtering the directory on criteria such as size, 
location, degree levels, campus setting, and type of school.
Complete Directory of Online Colleges and Universities in Illinois - 2013 Top Online Schools

Tools to help you plan for college while you are in high school. 
Gives Illinois specific information!
College Zone

Provides comprehensive information and steps in the college 
process.
Know how 2 go!

Detailed info on thousands of colleges, universities and trade 
schools. Statistics on student populations, available majors and 
more. Financial aid options, including scholarships, grants and 
military programs. Tools and checklists to make planning and 
applying easier.
My Future

Another comprehensive web site for the college bound student. 
Rankings, searches, tips on admission essays, early admission 
advice...you can find it all here.
My College Guide

College search resource
Campus Tours Online

College Rankings
US News

College rankings, college search options and more...
Kiplinger

CollegeNet claims to find you the right college and then gives 
you an online application so you can apply instantly. Also has a 
free scholarship search program
CollegeNet

Thinking about studying abroad? Check out this site for valuable 
information to help with the decision making process.
Study Abroad

Live virtual college fairs. Cool site to check out if you can't 
travel accross the country to get on campus visits!
College Week Live

Create an individual account to see what schools and scholarships 
you may qualify for.
Cappex

10 things to consider when choosing your major and other helpful 
information about college majors.
Choosing a Major

Focus is affordability and accessibility to online college 
information.  Provide unbiased rankings based on things students 
care about:  affordability, value, and prestige.
OnlineU