The word college is a noun. College means (1) a complex of buildings in which a college is housed, (2) British slang for prison, (3) the body of faculty and students of a college, (4) an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university.
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- College Faculty
is an excellent way to further skills or update education. Find out about the role of college
faculty in higher learning and find links to college and university career resources.
- College Loans
With the expense of a college
education, at least 20% of college students need some type of loan to help pay for their college education. Learn all about different kinds of college loans.
- College Board
College Board, founded in 1900, is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students and colleges. It provides services for college
admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, teaching, and learning. Its best-known products are the SATs and the AP exams. On the website are descriptions of the products and an SAT question of the day
- Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire, is a highly selective, ivy league college. It was founded in 1769. There are 4100 undergraduates and 1600 graduate students at Dartmouth which includes students at the Medical School. The website provides details about the school and its history, visiting, and application procedure.
- Wellesley College
Wellesley College, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts, was founded in 1870 as a women's college
and remains so today. Wellesley is a small, highly selective school with an enrollment of about 2,300 students. Wellesley has many noted alumnae such as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madam Chaing Kai-Shek. More information about the school, visiting, and applying on the website.
- College Answer
This is a SallieMae website that contains extensive information on the kinds of government and private loans available for students, how to apply, how to choose, and how to repay.
- Barnard College
Barnard, located on the Upper West Side of New York City, was founded in 1889. It is affiliated with Columbia University but is its own institution. There are almost 4000 students and 319 faculty members. It is a highly selective school. The website provides information about the school, the faculty, visiting, and applying.
- University College London
UCL was founded in 1826 as an alternative to universities that were only open to members of the Church of England. The School is famous for many things, among them the living icon
of Jeremy Bentham. Today there are 19,000 students, one third of whom are graduate students. UCL has 600 faculty members, including the highest number of female faculty in the UK.
- Education Guide
This guide to education provides a brief overview and helpful links to art schools, aviation schools, Christian schools, and more.
- University of California, San Diego
UCSD has an enrollment of over 27,000 students. It is part of the California University system. The School is organized into 6 colleges that include Eleanor Roosevelt College, Earl Warren College, Thurgood Marshall College, and three others. UCSD is known for excellent surfing opportunities and for the Theodore Geisl (Dr. Seuss) archives. Information about visiting and applying on the website.
- Brown University
Founded in 1764 as The College of Rhode Island, it moved to Providence in 1804. It was the first college
to admit students of all religious persuasions. Brown is a highly selective, small, private University with approximately 5700 undergraduates, 1600 graduate students, and 357 medical students. There are 658 full-time faculty.
CSTV, owned by CBS, is the first multimedia network dedicated exclusively to college
sports 24 hours a day. CSTV has links to 215 official athletic sites for colleges and universities. Provides coverage of games, statistics, news, scores, blogs, podcasts, videos, photo galleries and multimedia features. It also includes UWire, the national college
newswire and the online superstore, Fanstore.
- Rutgers University
Rutgers is the State University of New Jersey, located in New Brunswick with branches in Newark and Camden. Along with William and Mary, Rutgers is a colonial college
that became a public university. The school is known as the birthplace of college football. There are approximately 27,000 undergraduates at the main campus and 7700 graduate students.
- Texas A&M University
Texas A&M, in College
Park, in Texas, was founded in 1876 as the State's Land Grant College. Today it is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university. There are over 45,000 students. It is also the home of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The School has graduate programs in veterinary science, business, and architecture, among others. More information on the website.
- University of Hawaii System
The University of Hawaii System, popularly known as UH, is a public, co-ed college
and university system that confers associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees through three university campuses, seven community college campuses, an employment training center, three university centers, four education centers and various other research facilities distributed across six islands throughout the state of Hawaii.
- Home Equity Loans
A second mortgage, in the form of a home equity loan or home equity line of credit, may enable you to use your real estate equity for various purposes, including home improvement, college
tuition, and debt consolidation.
- Dentist Tools
Many different types of tools are used in the field of dentistry. These include a mouth mirror, handheld probes, college
tweezers, syringes, dental burs, and more.
- American Association of Community Colleges
Website for the Association. Information about community colleges, a community college
finder, information about joining and meetings. The AACC is an advocacy group for community colleges.
- ESPN: The Worldwide Leader in Sports
This site contains everything to do with sports. Users can find latest details about teams, games, leagues, college
sports and more. There are also ESPN TV listings, blogs, and videos. Also access to the ESPN store.
Accuweather, established in 1962, is an authority on weather. Users can find local forecasts for everywhere in the U.S. and over 2 million locations worldwide. They also offer products and services to over 250,000 paying customers in the media. AccuWeather is located in State College, PA. Users can find weather news, forecasts, maps, extreme weather, storm trackers, airports, and more.
AllPosters, located in Berkeley, California and founded in 1998, sells posters from around the world. They have available several million prints and posters and also offer framing services. Users can search for a specific artist or painting or can browse from categories such as movies, music, sports, college, vintage, photography, fine arts, and best sellers.
- University of Arizona
The University was established in 1885 as the first college
in the Arizona territories and is a designated Land Grant University. It is one of 62 members of the Association of American Universities. UA has over 36,000 students and offers 334 fields of study at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral level. It is also a member of the NCAA, Division I, PAC 10 Conference.
- Bedford/St. Martin's
Bedford/St. Martin's, established in 1981, is a college
book publisher specializing in the humanities. This includes English, history, communication, philosophy, and religion. On the website, users can read about all of their publications, consult online sites that serve as adjuncts to many of the texts, and order books.
- Binghamton University
Binghamton, located in Binghamton, N.Y., is part of the State University of New York System. There are almost 14,500 undergraduates, almost 3000 graduate students, and a faculty of 551. The website describes the college, visiting, and how to apply.
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