- American Universities
Search American colleges and universities by name.
- U-Can (University and College Accountability Network)
developed by NAICU in 2007, provides prospective students and parents with college information that relates explicitely to the call for greater accountabiliyt by Congress and the U.S. Department of Education. Search for institutional profiles by College name.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), is the core postsecondary education data collection program for NCES. The Peer Analysis System is an interactive database search tool.
- College Navigator
Replaces the former IPEDS Cool - conduct a quick search and locate information on colleges, universities, and other postsecondary institutions. Information is included on college costs, enrollment, etc.
- National Science Foundation WebCASPAR
statistical database for science & engineering
- Carnegie Classification of Higher Education
provides definitions for the new 2005 Carnegie classification; select "Lookup & Listings", then "Custom Listings" to create a list of institutions with similar characteristics
- Chronicle's College Completion Web Site
graduation rate search engine and compilation of articles discussing graduation rate metrics, their importance and and their challenges
- College Results Online
An interactive web tool, created by Education Trust, to compare graduation rates and other demographics across institutions.
- Economic Diversity of Colleges
a college-level database for researchers and the public of campus-level data on student income, race and ethnicity, and student loan usage