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  • BigFuture by the College Board
    Gets you started planning for college, finding the right college for you, exploring career options, figuring out how to pay for it and how to get in.
  • CareerOneStop
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop provides resources on salary and benefit information, job training, résumé and interview techniques and tools to transition from the military.
  • CollegeProwler.com
    CollegeProwler, based in Pittsburgh, offers almost 500,000 student reviews on over 7,000 colleges.
  • Princeton Review: Careers After College
    Includes a quiz to determine your style and interests and suggest careers.
  • U.S. News: College Rankings
    Get rankings of 1,600 schools, use their tools to search for your perfect fit and find details on scholarships, loans, and grants.

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Pittsburgh Colleges

  • The CollegeCity
    Created in collaboration with Pittsburgh Council for Higher Education (PCHE) and the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, CollegeCity shows you the advantages of attending college in a culture-rich region such as Pittsburgh, with multiple industries and a myriad of internship opportunities.
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
    The Art Institute of Pittsburgh offers Bachelor and Associate degree programs, as well as certificate programs, in the visual and practical arts (design, media arts, culinary, fashion).
  • Carlow University
    Carlow is a Catholic university offering more than 50 undergraduate majors and certificate programs, as well as graduate programs in education, management and technology, nursing, professional leadership, and the humanities. It has an enrollment currently around 2,200 and a student-faculty ratio of 10-1.
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Carnegie Mellon is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 11,000 students are enrolled in the university’s seven schools.
  • Chatham University
    Chatham University is home to nearly 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students on 35 park-like acres in the Shadyside area of Pittsburgh. The University is a private, selective, fully accredited, nonsectarian institution, consisting of three distinct Colleges: Chatham College for Women, The College for Graduate Studies, and The College for Continuing and Professional Studies.
  • Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
    CCAC offers 170 academic programs leading to associate degrees in arts, science, and applied sciences, with classes at four campuses, five neighborhood centers and online.
  • Duquesne University
    Located high atop the center of Pittsburgh, Duquesne is a private Catholic university offering masters and doctoral degrees with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students across ten schools of study: liberal arts, sciences, music, business, nursing, pharmacy, health sciences, education, leadership and law.
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) at Northpointe
    IUP at Northpointe is a commuter campus where you can start any of IUP’s more than 130 majors and finish your degree at the IUP main campus.
  • La Roche College
    La Roche is a private, Catholic, co-educational college located just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh on 40 acres of wooded suburbs in the heart of the North Hills. It offers over 50 majors and programs and has approximately 1400 students.
  • Penn State Beaver
    Penn State Beaver offers the first two years of almost all of Penn State’s 160+ majors which can be completed at Penn State University Park or several other Penn State campuses. The scenic ninety-acre campus is located thirty miles northwest of Pittsburgh, near Monaca in the Beaver Valley.
  • Penn State Greater Allegheny (McKeesport)
    Penn State Greater Allegheny offers the first two years of a baccalaureate degree or an associate degree, located between McKeesport and White Oak, 15 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
  • Penn State New Kensington
    Located in Upper Burrell (four miles east of New Kensington) the Penn State New Kensington Campus offers both baccalaureate and associate degrees. It is primarily a commuter school with approximately 900 students.
  • Point Park University
    Located in downtown Pittsburgh, Point Park enrolls more than 4,000 full- and part-time students in 85 undergraduate and 12 graduate programs offered through its School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Communication and the Conservatory of Performing Arts.
  • Robert Morris University
    Robert Morris offers 4 year programs in the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science; the School of Communications and Information Systems; and the School of Business. It is a relatively small ( 4,000 Undergraduate and 1,100 Graduate students) university with its main campus in Moon Township and a second urban center in downtown Pittsburgh.
  • University of Pittsburgh
    With an enrollment of more than 35,000 students on five campuses, the University offers 444 distinct degree programs and confers more than 8,000 degrees annually. The Oakland campus is home to 16 undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools.

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Books in Our Collection

College Choice Guides

Community College Success : How to Finish With Friends, Scholarships, Internships, and the Career of Your Dreams
Community College Success : How to Finish With Friends, Scholarships, Internships, and the Career of Your Dreams
Barron's Guide to the Most Competitive Colleges
Barron's Guide to the Most Competitive Colleges
The Big Book of Colleges.
The Big Book of Colleges.
Bound-for-college Guidebook : A Step-By-Step Guide to Finding and Applying to Colleges
Bound-for-college Guidebook : A Step-By-Step Guide to Finding and Applying to Colleges
Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College
Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College
Excelling in College : Strategies for Success & Reducing Stress
Excelling in College : Strategies for Success & Reducing Stress
The Portable Guidance Counselor : Answers to the 284 Most Important Questions About Getting into College
The Portable Guidance Counselor : Answers to the 284 Most Important Questions About Getting into College
Best College for You : How to Find the Right Fit and Save Big Money
Best College for You : How to Find the Right Fit and Save Big Money
Admission Possible : Everything You Need to Know About Finding, Applying, and Getting into the Best College for You
Admission Possible : Everything You Need to Know About Finding, Applying, and Getting into the Best College for You
Making the Right College Choice : Technical, 2-year, 4-year
Making the Right College Choice : Technical, 2-year, 4-year
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