Carnegie Classifications of Institutions of Higher Learning
Carnegie Commission on Higher Education's ranking system, established in 1970, for institutions in the United States. This ranking system has been used by the Higher Education community as the main source of classification.
College Blue Book
Guide to 2 and 4 year schools in the US and Canada. Details include descriptions of degrees, environment, cost, entrance requirements and more. CU
Provided by a not for profit organization composed of educational institutions who aim to encourage student college success.
College Opportunities Online Locator
Department of Education search feature that allows you to limit college/ university listings geographically and by area of study.
Database that provides access to course catalogs to US colleges and universities. Requires CU affiliation for access. CU
Consus Group Rankings
Consus is an information provider for the business, investor, and legal communities and was founded by lawyers and management consultants. The site ranks general college and universities, business schools, and law schools.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine: 100 Best Values in Public Colleges
The 100 best values in higher education.
Online Education Database’s (OEDb) Online College Rankings
Rankings for online colleges and universities. Rankings are based on: acceptance rate, financial aid, graduation rate, peer Web citations, retention rate, scholarly citations, student-faculty ratio, and years accredited.
Online PhD Program
Blog posts, articles, and other information about online Ph.D. programs
Peterson's College Search
Gateway to Peterson's rankings and college preparation resources. Some areas of the site require a fee for access.
Top American Research Institutions
Provided by the Center for Measuring University Performance. The report collects raw data from approximately 600 research institutions. The Center's site also provides numerous other resources concerning university performance and evaluation.
U.S. News Online- Best Colleges
Rankings of universities/colleges according to various criteria
Washington Monthly College Rankings
Methodology: "First, we considered no single category to be more important than any other. Second, the final rankings needed to reflect excellence across the full breadth of our measures, rather than reward an exceptionally high focus on, say, research.”
Web U.S. Higher Education
Provided by the University of Texas at Austin. Lists accredited colleges and universities.
U.S. News Online Best Graduate Schools
Rankings of numerous graduate programs in many disciplines.
Guide to US and foreign graduate programs
Graduate School Guide
This site, sponsored by PHDs.org, allows you to enter and search based on your own criteria and need
Search graduate schools by program, location, or institution. The site provides description, contact information and more details about each institution.
This site provides access to 125 US medical schools' details andcontact information as well as the AAMC's curriculum directory
The American Dental Education Association
The ADEA Division of Dental Education Pathways serves as the gateway to dental education. An essential resource for pre-dental students, students in dental education programs, counselors, advisors, admissions officers, and dental educators.
Association of University Programs in Health Administration
The directory lists programs at the baccalaureate, master's, and executive levels, and provides information such as websites and e-mail addresses for all programs, names of program directors, a detailed table presenting program/student information, expenses, and application and acceptance information.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Provides financial aid information, programs and AACN member schools.
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Association of American Veterinary Colleges
Provides college information, school data and career guidance.
Physician’s Assistant Education Association
This directory lists contact information, admissions deadlines, entrance requirements, credentials awarded, tuition fees, financial aid, clinical affiliations, and other information for each of the 154 accredited PA programs across the country.
Association to Advance Colligate Schools of Business
Business Week Online: Profiles and Rankings
Wall Street Journal's Ranking of Accelerated M.B.A. Programs
"Ranking is based on how the programs fared in surveys of students and alumni, including how they were rated in skills and leadership enhancement and alumni impact."
Financial Times Business School Rankings
The top 100 global MBAs and other rankings http://www.ft.com/businesseducation/mba
Forbes: The Best Business Schools
"Our survey ranks schools based on return on investment--meaning compensation five years after graduation minus tuition and the forgone salary during school."
U.S, News Online- Top Business Schools Rankings
The overall rankings for the nation’s 400+ accredited M.B.A. programs.
American Society for Engineering Education
Engineering College Profiles and Statistics
The Association of American Law Schools
Provides a list of member schools who are in good standing with the AALS.
The American Bar Association
A total of 200 institutions are ABA-approved: 199 confer the first degree in law (the J.D. degree); the other ABA approved school is the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School, which offers an officer's resident graduate course, a specialized program beyond the first degree in law. Five of the 200 law schools are provisionally approved.
U.S. News Online- Top Law School Rankings
Rankings for over 170 accredited law schools based on a weighted average of such measures of quality as reputation, selectivity, placement success, faculty resources.