How Do You Find Out About Colleges?

Some publications, such as the U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of colleges and The Newman Guide to Catholic Colleges, provide information about select colleges and universities. Many colleges and universities also have websites that people can visit to get information about academics and social life.

The U.S. News & World Report provides a variety of rankings, such as the national universities rankings, national liberal arts colleges rankings, regional universities rankings, best undergraduate business programs and regional college rankings. Consumers can select the category most relevant to them to view the top-ranked colleges and universities for the current year.

Some guides are available for specific college or university types. For example, The Newman Guide to Catholic Colleges provides a guide to Catholic colleges and universities that are faithful to the teaching authority of the Catholic Church. The guide provides school profiles and degree offerings.

Individual college websites, such as those of Middlesex Community College and Holy Apostles College and Seminary, provide a host of information about their programs and services. Holy Apostles College and Seminary also has an online program and provides registration forms listing both online and on-campus classes. Middlesex Community College provides an online directory of faculty and staff at the school