College Fairs, Visits, and Comparisons
Delaware College Fairs— Major college fairs in Delaware, plus questions to ask. Rodel Foundation. Although schedule has not been updated, most events are yearly. Contact individual organizations for current date.
Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs—Rodel Foundation.
Touring a College—An excellent list of questions to ask when touring a college. Use also to compare colleges. Rodel Foundation.
College Comparison Worksheet—Handy worksheet allows side-by-side comparison of 4 different colleges regarding location, environment, admissions, academics, quality, expenses, financial aid, housing, campus life. Rodel Foundation.
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Delaware college database - Search this free tool to discover which Delaware school best suits your needs
Find a College by Name
4-year Colleges and Universities in Delaware— Lists 7 public and private institutions in Delaware, with brief information on each school and its programs and majors plus contact information for each. Rodel Foundation.
CollegeBoard—Type in a college name or browse by first letter of the name. Can read College Board’s info about the college, save a list of favorites, compare schools, find similar schools, apply. Links to college web sites. 3800+ schools. Do not have to enter personal info to browse/search.
CollegeNet—Type in any word in the college name. Synopses of admissions, campus life, academics, financial aid; apply online. Links to college web sites. User-friendly.
Dawn Career Institute
Yahoo—Type in a college name. Can read info about the college, link to web site, apply online, save favorites. Good overview. Info provided by Peterson’s.
Peterson’s—Type in a college name. Can read info about the college, link to its web site, apply, save a list of favorites. Concise overview.
U.S. News & World Report—Click on the first letter of the name. 1400+ schools. Limited free info; expanded service is $14.95.
Find a College by Criteria
Kaplan Quiz—Take the quiz to help you decide which criteria are most important to you, and thus, where to apply to college.
CollegeBoard—Criteria: public/private, location, size, housing, student demographics, activities, programs, majors, selectivity, cost, etc.; must navigate multiple screens to get them all, however. Read info about the college, save a list of favorites, compare schools, find similar schools, apply. 3800+ schools.
U.S. News & World Report— Criteria: location, public/private, size, diversity, selectivity, programs, majors, cost, activities.
Peterson’s—Criteria: location, cost, size, selectivity, majors, activities, housing, diversity. Read info about the college, link to its web site, apply, save a list of favorites.
CollegeNet—Criteria: majors, public/private, sports, cost, size, location. Read info about the college, apply online.
Yahoo— Criteria: location, cost, size, activities. Link to school web site, apply online.
ACT—Minimal criteria. Read info about the college, link to its web site, apply online.
U.S. News & World Report— America’s Best Colleges 2007. Sorts by region, national universities, liberal arts colleges, business, engineering, best value. Only gives the top 2 to 5 in each category, however. Full listing is $14.95. Also related articles.
Yahoo— U.S. News & World Report’s lists (immediately above)—but Yahoo reveals the top 10 in each category for free!
Newsweek Kaplan College Guide 2007— America’s 25 New Elite “Ivies”: article with info about each school.
Princeton Review— 2007 Best 361 College Rankings: 62 ranking lists based on 115,000 student surveys of academics, extra-curriculars, politics, social atmosphere, etc.
U.S. News & World Report— 2007 list of the best college values. Only gives partial listing in each category, however. Full listing is $14.95. Also related articles.
Yahoo— U.S. News & World Report’s list (immediately above)—but Yahoo reveals the top 10 for free!