Financial Aid Information
- Minnesota College Goal Sunday
Annual event that helps high school seniors and parents complete the FAFSA.
- Federal Student Aid
Provides detailed information on pursuing education beyond high school.
- FinAid: The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
Provides links to information on student financial aid.
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Allows students to apply online for student financial aid and check the status of their application.
- Federal Financial Aid FAFSA4caster
Allows students and families to receive an early estimate of eligibility for federal student aid.
- MN Dream Act Application
Used by Minnesota's undocumented students to apply for state financial aid
529 College Savings Plans
- Minnesota 529 College Savings Plan
- Internet Guide to 529 Plans
Minnesota Colleges & Universities
- Minnesota Career College Association
Provides basic information on 14 of Minnesota's private career colleges.
- Minnesota Online
A gateway to online education from schools in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
- Minnesota Private College Council
Provides information on 17 of Minnesota's private four-year, liberal arts colleges.
- Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Provides information on public state colleges and universities in Minnesota.
- Minnesota Transfer
Provides information on how students can transfer credits between Minnesota institutions.
- Specific Minnesota colleges and universities
- University of Minnesota
Provides information on the University's Twin Cities, Duluth, Crookston, Morris and Rochester campuses.
- National College Fairs
College Admissions Tests
- ACT, Inc.
- The College Board
- Test of English as a Foreign Language
College Information & Searches
- College Answer
Provides information on preparing, selecting, applying and financing college as well as college and scholarship searches and a variety of cost calculators.
- The College Board
Provides useful information on financial aid available for students and parents as well as a college search.
- College Gold
Provides information on FastWeb's College Gold book and access to interactive tools, calculators, and resources to help you plan and pay for college.
- College Navigator
Provides information on colleges, tuition and enrollment demographics through a searchable database.
- College View
Provides a college search of schools in the United States and Canada.
- CollegeNet College Search
Provides a college search and allows student to apply online to select schools.
- CAREERwise Education
Provides information on higher education options.
- Peterson's / Thomson Learning
Provides higher education information for parents and students of all ages.
General Scholarship Resources
- CareerOneStop Scholarship Search
- CollegeNet Scholarship Search
- FastWeb Free Scholarship Search
- NCAA Scholarships
- Scholarship America
- Scholarship Experts
- Union-sponsored Scholarships and Aid
- Scholarships Offered by Minnesota Institutions
Resources for Military Families
- AMVETS Scholarships
- Careers in the Military
- Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
- Military.com Education Benefits
- Military College Help
- Military Education Service Benefits
- Scholarships for Military Children
- Military Transition
- My Military Education
- U.S. Air Force
- U.S. Army
- U.S. Coast Guard
- U.S. Navy
- U.S. Marines
Resources for Students of Color
- Accounting Scholarships for Minority Students
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship
- American Chemistry Society
- American Geological Institute
- American Indian College Fund
- American Indian Education Foundation
- American Indian Graduate Center
- American Indian Science & Engineering Society
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- American Political Science Association Scholarships for Underrepresented Students
- American Society for Microbiology
- American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program
- Asian American Journalists Association
- Association on American Indian Affairs
- AT&T Undergraduate Research Program for Women & Minorities Underrepresented in the Sciences
- Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships
- Black Excel Scholarships for Minorities
- Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship
- Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology
- Financial Aid for Minority Students
- Financial Aid for Native American Students
- Gates Millennium Undergraduate Scholars Program
- Harry S. Truman Scholarship Site
- Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
- Hispanic College Fund
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Historically Black College & University Scholarships
- INROADS Internships
- Intel Science Talent Search
- International Association of Black Actuaries
- Jackie Robinson Scholarship
- Kirby Puckett Scholarship
- Links Scholarship
- McNair Scholars Foundation
- Microsoft Tuition Scholarships
- Migrant Scholarships
- Minority, Ethnic, & International Student Scholarships
- Multicultural Student Scholarships
- National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- National Association of Black Journalists
- National Association of Hispanic Journalists
- National Society of Black Engineers
- Page Education Foundation Grants
- Ron Brown Scholar Program
- Ronald McDonald House Charities African-American Future Achievers
- Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships
- Scholarship Gateway
- State Farm Insurance Scholarship Partnerships
- Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
- Tylenol Scholarships
- United Negro College Fund
- UNCF MERCK Science Initiative
- Xerox Scholarships for Students
- Information on Scholarship Scams
Campus Crime Information
- Campus Crime Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Education
Avoid Diploma Mills
Diploma mills, or degree mills, are fraudulent "colleges" that offer potential students degrees requiring little or no serious work. These "colleges" are not legitimate or accredited. Learn more about diploma mills:
- Check for Accreditation
- Council for Higher Education Accreditation
- Oregon Office of Degree Authorization
Career Information & Resources
- Apprenticeship Training, U.S. Department of Labor
- Apprenticeships, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
- Explore Health Careers
- CAREERwise Education Careers
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
Other Useful Websites
- General Educational Development (GED) Testing