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Higher Education Resources


Higher education, also known as tertiary education, and often referred to as post-secondary education, occurs primarily at four-year colleges and universities. However, higher education also includes various other post-secondary institutions, such as community colleges, career colleges, vocational schools and institutes of technology. Higher education institutions award degrees and professional certfications.

Explore a comprehensive selection of higher education resources, articles, and guides, including a searchable database of over 7,000 U.S. based colleges, universities, community colleges and technical schools.

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Colleges by State

Browse over 7,000 technical schools, career schools, 2-year community colleges, and 4-year colleges and universities organized by state. Our list of colleges includes every registered higher education institution in the United States and is updated annually. Data is based on IPEDs provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Colleges by Major

Browse over 7,000 vocational schools, community colleges, and 4-year colleges and universities organized by major, field of study and specialty. To get started, select a field of study below and then a specialty.
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