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What is College Profiles?

This free tool will help you find colleges in the United States that meet your criteria. College Profiles will also allow you to:

  • search by school name, location, tuition costs, school type, majors, size, and more
  • save schools to your MyCollegeList
  • see a side-by-side comparison of colleges
  • get more details about each college
  • use the tool on a mobile device


College search tips

  1. Research colleges:

    • Talk to college representatives who visit your school.
    • Visit college websites and note deadlines for admission, financial aid, and college-based scholarships.
    • See College Profiles for information about colleges nationwide.
  2. Visit colleges that interest you:

    • Begin your visits during your junior year and complete them by early fall of your senior year.
    • Set up your visits at least two weeks in advance.
    • Ask several questions during your visit.
  3. Narrow your list of colleges:

    • Narrow your list to 3-4 colleges.
    • Apply to your top college choices before their admission deadlines.