The College Search

  • Finding a college after high school can be often be a daunting. With nearly 4,000* schools out there, how do I find the right fit for me? One way to trim down your options is to develop a criterion and determine what matters most to you! Here are some steps to help you better align with your priorities:



    *According to US News & World Reports, in 2019 there were 3,982 degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the U.S. Of that number, there were 1,625 public four-year colleges and two-year colleges; 1,660 private nonprofit four-year and two-year schools; and 607 for-profit schools. There has been a steady decline in these numbers with small liberal arts colleges and for-profit schools due to declining enrollment, budget deficits, and diminishing endowment.