How do you find out basic information about a particular college?


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Find basic information about a particular college or university by visiting the institution's website. Holy Apostles College and Seminary, Metropolitan Community College, Ave Maria University and the University of Central Missouri are among the colleges that have websites with basic school information. Some colleges also have social media pages.

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Some schools have an About Us page or section that gives a brief overview of the school, or which provides links to introductions from school officials, school maps and accreditation information. Holy Apostles College and Seminary and Metropolitan Community College, for instance, both have pages that give brief histories of their educational services.

Other information includes degree offerings and academic programs. For example, Ave Maria University has an Academics tab that provides links to information on both the undergraduate and graduate programs that the school offers. If the school has an athletics program, as do the University of Central Missouri and Ave Maria University, then information about school sports is usually available on the school's website.

Schools that have distance-learning programs often post this information online. Holy Apostles College and Seminary provides information on registration for distance learning programs, and provides a link to its online Web portal for students to utilize. Holy Apostles and Ave Maria also provide links to school Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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