Colleges, Universities, & Education

Financial Aid • Mississippi Colleges • Online & Distance Ed

General Resources
Helps high school students make a successful transition to higher education.
Search colleges by state, major and tuition. Find graduate programs, financial aid and apply online.
Collegeprep 101
For high school students: provides advice about preparing for college and managing life changes during college years.
Fashion Schools List
A list of fashion merchandising schools and the various courses, degree and training programs they offer
IES – College Navigator
Designed to help college students, future students, and their parents understand the differences between colleges and how much it costs to attend college.
NASA Education Program
See a calendar of events, find resources for educators and students, and get announcements of internships and contests from NASA’s education arm.
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Learn about the challenges facing public institutions of higher education and browse an archive of policy papers from the center.
Comprehensive professional and educational resource database.

Financial Aid


College Savings Mississippi
College savings plans for residents of Mississippi.
FAFSA on the Web
Guide to applying for a Free Application for Federal Student Aid provides eligibility requirements and guidelines.
fastWEB – Financial Aid Search
Search our Database to find an alphabetical list of colleges and universities.
Student guide to loans, scholarships, military aid, and other types of financial assistance.
Learn how to pay for college: Scholarship Search, College Costs, Savings Plans, Options for Paying, Financial Aid.
The United Negro College Fund
An educational assistance organization with 40 private, historically black, member colleges and universities.

Online & Distance Education

California Virtual Campus
Learn from home by choosing one of 2,000 online courses offered by colleges and universities throughout California.
Indiana State University
Offers undergraduate and graduate level courses, degrees, and professional development programs.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Walden University
Distance Education Online
West Governor’s University
Offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through a university partnering program. View the course catalog and find admission information.