College Planning Resources

College Planning Resources

State Universities in Illinois

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

State Universities at a Glance

Summary of Minimum High School Course Requirements for Admission of Freshmen to Illinois Public Universities

NCAA Eligibility Center

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.

Best Online Colleges in Illinois

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.

College Zone

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

My Future

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 College Guide

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

Campus Tours Online

College search resource

US News

College Rankings


College rankings, college search options and more...


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.

Study Abroad

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

College Week Live

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


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

Choosing a Major

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


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