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General College Information

PHS Counselor Presentation: Senior Year

PHS Counselor Junior Class Presentation: Planning the Next Step

Junior/Senior Pre-College Calendar & Checklist



Comparing Colleges

US Dept. of Education's College Scorecard
Information and comparison of colleges by average annual cost, graduation rate, salary after attending, and more.

Big Future by College Board
User friendly site for exploring careers, colleges, financial aid opportunities, calculating costs of college, and more. The site is put together and hosted by College Board, who offers the PSAT/NMSQT and SAT.

College Navigator
Build a list of schools and do side by side comparisons of admissions requirements, tuition costs, financial aid offered and more.

College Tuition Compare
Website useful for comparing college costs. Search state by state and get costs for tuition, books, and living expenses.

Princeton Review
Search your college choice to gain information regarding admissions requirements and more. Includes lots of valuable information including annual rankings in many categories and student comments about colleges.


Kansas Career & Technical Schools

Kansas Public Institutions--2 year and 4 year

Kansas Independent College Association

  • Quick information on each college
  • Information on special events for new students
  • Great financial aid chart and information

Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) & Participating Institutions

Through the MSEP, public and private institutions charge students a reduced tuition rate. This rate is usually in state tuition +  50% of the out of state tution rate. You must be enrolling as a non-resident student at a participating MSEP campus to receive the discount.