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An online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Our mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers).

AICCU stand for the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities. This site provides a Guide to AICCU Colleges with campus fact sheets for private colleges and universities in California. Students can also use this website to see if the private institution accepts the IGETC and/or CSU GE plan. 

Use ASSIST to explore majors and plan major-related courses at the community college level in preparation for transferring to a UC or CSU.
College, career, and financial Aid planning for all colleges and universities in the California

Higher Education Options in California
Contains information about the differences between a California community college, the California State University system, the University of California system, and the private colleges in California.

Contains information about the admission requirements for California community colleges, California State Universities, the University of California campuses, as well as independent institutions in California. Information about applying to these colleges and universities are also found in this section of the website.

Explore Colleges
Browse and use the Matching Assistant tool to find college(s) that fit your preferences.

Transfer Planner
Input the courses you've taken or are taking to better understand how you are meeting the General Education requirements for the CSU and UC system. The courses entered in this Transfer Planner will also show up in the Transfer Planner feature on CSU Mentor.

This section of the website provides information about the cost to attend college, how to pay for college, and examples of financial aid packages students receive based on their family income.

You can take an interest inventory and explore careers as well as its related major(s). A special section is dedicated to Nursing careers, Teaching careers, and Fast-Growing careers.

Get information on any participating college or university campus in the U.S., applications, student information, demographics, admission requirements, housing, financial aid, etc.

Search universities, applications, scholarships, and more.

Search universities, programs, scholarships, and more.

Search universities, applications, scholarships, and more.

HBCU Mentor
HBCU stands for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities system. HBCUs offer all students, regardless of race, an opportunity to develop their skills and talents through higher education. HBCUs enroll 14 percent of all African American students in higher education and in 1999, these institutions matriculated 24 percent of all African American students enrolled in four-year colleges, awarded Master's Degrees and first-professional degrees to about one in six African American men and women, and awarded 24 percent of all baccalaureate degrees earned by African Americans nationwide 

Historically Black Colleges and Universities
A page of links to homepages of many of the countries Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Search universities, programs, scholarships, test prep & practice, and more.

The Princeton Review
Search universities, test prep, tutoring, admissions and more.


FAFSA on the Web
Fill out your Federal Financial Aid Application online.

Sallie Mae 
A principal funding source for government-backed loans.

Scholarship Experts
Scholarship information.
The academic management services site for loans and financial planning guidance.



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Use ASSIST to explore majors and plan major-related courses at the community college level in preparation for transferring to a UC or CSU.

College Source is an online library of catalogs, campus websites, and course descriptions from colleges and universities in the United States. This is a great resource if you need to obtain a course description from many years ago or from an institution out of the area. To access information on CollegeSource, use a computer located on the Ohlone campus.
Eureka is a comprehensive career and educational information internet site. Students need to request an "Eureka Site ID Code" to utilize this resource by contacting the Career Center. Some features include:

You can take different inventories about your interests and skills and trace your findings with related occupations and/or majors.

Occupational Information:
You can search for a specific occupation and trace its job outlook, salary potential, as well as majors that lead to this particular occupation.

College Information:
You can search for a specific major and trace the possible occupations this major leads to as well as locate public California colleges and universities that have your major.