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Useful Online Resources


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Financial Aid Information

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    Allows students to apply online for student financial aid and check the status of their application.
  • 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.
  • MN Dream Act Application
    Used by Minnesota's undocumented students to apply for state financial aid
  • Scholarships Offered by Minnesota Institutions

529 College Savings Plans

National Scholarships

Military Family Resources

College Admissions Tests

Minnesota Colleges & Universities

  • 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.
  • University of Minnesota
    Provides information on the University's Twin Cities, Duluth, Crookston, Morris and Rochester campuses.
  • Minnesota Transfer
    Provides information on how students can transfer credits between Minnesota institutions.
  • Students United
    Scholarships for students attending one of MinnState's seven state universities.

National College Searches

  • Accreditation
  • Campus Crime Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Education
  • 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.
  • Peterson's / Thomson Learning
    Provides higher education information for parents and students of all ages.
  • National College Fairs

Career Information

Community Service

Students of Color: Scholarships for First Generation or Underrepresented Minority Students