Resources for Students

General Information on Studying in the United States

Finding and Applying to an institution of higher education in the United States

  • Peterson’s – Finding schools, continuing education, information for international students
  • Embark – Researching, applying to, and financing college
  • U.S. College Search – Search for schools by state, zip code, degree or program, and school name
  • U.S. Two-Year Colleges – List of two-year colleges in the U.S. by state

Admissions Testing

  • College Board - Information on the SAT test, finding colleges, and planning for college
  • Pearson – Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
  • ETS – Educational Testing Services: testing for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), and PRAXIS
  • GMAT – Graduate Management Admission Test
  • ACT – One of the accepted U.S. college admissions tests

Financial Aid

  • FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • IEFA – International Education Financial Aid
  • NASFAA - National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Student Loan Network - Student Loan Information