College Planning

IMPORTANT: If you are seeking a career that requires licensure or certification (nursing, accounting, etc.), be sure to review the requirements of those Review Boards. They often have restrictions on what types of schools or programs you can attend and may not accept all schools.

Paying for College - A video series by Khan Academy that helps you learn how to navigate the financial aid process with guidance on everything from filling out the FAFSA to identifying high priority scholarships.

TRIO Programs - TRIO includes eight program areas designed to assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities obtain a college education.

2- and 4-Year Distance Programs - List of degree programs offered by Arkansas public institutions where at least 50% of the program is delivered via distance technology

CampusExplorer - find colleges by degree program and area of study

Cappex - Provides tools to help you easily compare colleges and search for scholarships, matched to who you are and wherever you are in the process.

College Affordability Guide - a premier site for finding accredited online colleges and degree programs.

CollegeBoard College Search - filter and compare schools using a variety of characteristics

CollegeData - online college advisor offering a calculator to determine your college admissions chances, admissions tracker, sticker-price calculator, and at-a-glance college application guides.

Affordable Online Colleges - use their in-depth guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools and other materials to find accredited and affordable online colleges and degrees to get the education you need for the career you want.

Approved RN Programs in Arkansas - If you are thinking of enrolling in an nursing program, be sure to check first whether or not the program is board-approved.

Arkansas Career Pathways - a state educational & financial assistance program that enables two-year colleges to offer free career training, college classes, and educational financial assistance to those who qualify.

myCollegeOptions - searches a list of over 60 thousand scholarships. - You find scholarships. Colleges find you.

Unigo College Search - Find your perfect college.