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Private & Out-of-State Colleges

Private & Out-of-State Transferable Courses



The unified statewide voice of California's private, non-profit, WASC accredited colleges and universities for state and federal policy issues. AICCU offers research, consolidated purchasing, and professional development opportunities to member schools and provides information to counselors, students, and parents about private, non-profit education in California. 

Important Links

  • College Source
    Information about U.S. and international colleges (generally requires membership) 
    Centralized information for all California Colleges. Features campus exploration, college planning, career exploration, financial aid, etc.
  • California Virtual Campus 
    Listing of distance learning courses offered by California colleges; faculty resources for developing online courses. 
  • CollegeNET 
    Information on colleges obtained through using various search criteria, financial aid, scholarships and online applications OR The CollegeNet search engine helps find colleges by region, college sports, major, tuition and several other criteria. Review compare and sort schools according to detailed profiles provided by ACT. 
  • Peterson's Guide 
    Information on various colleges, graduate schools, specialized programs, distance learning OR Peterson's college database provides college, educational and career information as well as online college applications. 
  • College Board Online 
    College Board's site contains valuable information for higher education professionals. 
  • HBCUMentor 
    Offers access to information and admissions applications for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
    Links to Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI's), student resources, scholarship, internships, jobs, conferences and events. 
  • College and University Rankings
    This site provides links to many ranking services long with cautionary notes and a discussion of the ongoing controversy over rankings. 
  • The Princeton Review Online 
    Search the site by a college's type, location, major, cost, etc. PR also offers information about standardized tests, admissions, internships, and career programs. 
  • Study Abroad 
    This site provides listings for thousands of study abroad programs in more than 100 countries throughout the world. 
  • College Tours
    Take a "virtual" college tour from these web sites: Campus Tours, College Visits. 
  • American Universities 
    This site provides a list of public and private American universities granting bachelor or advanced degrees. 
    A simple home page search with more than 3,000 colleges/universities in the database. It allows one to search schools by name or location and includes an international country index. 
  • Community College Web 
    This site contains a searchable index to the Web sites for 1001 community colleges in the U.S., Canada, and the world. Search alphabetically, geographically, or by keywords.
  • Web U.S. Higher Education 
    This page of UT Austin Web Central contains links to Web servers at universities and community colleges in the U.S. 
  • US Two-Year Colleges
    This page provides a comprehensive list of two-year colleges that includes technical colleges, junior colleges, and accredited two-year proprietary schools in the U.S.
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Evan Gilstrap, Articulation Officer