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Education: Colleges and Universities: United States  

  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) - A nonprofit, voluntary, professional association encouraging best practices in such areas as enrollment management, information technology, instructional management, and student services.
  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest - An association of liberal arts colleges. Offers study abroad programs. News and links to member institutions.
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities - national higher education association committed to making the aims of liberal learning a vigorous and constant influence on educational practice and institutional planning.
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) - Members are liberal arts colleges, two-year colleges, research and doctoral-granting universities, master's-degree colleges and universities, professional universities, and systems offices. Membership in AAC&U testifies to a college or university's emphasis on student learning and its commitment to provide the advantages of a liberal education to all students.
  • Association of American Universities - Helping to develop national policy relating to academic research and graduate/professional education.
  • Association of State Colleges and Universities - The association promotes broad understanding of public higher education's essential role in society, and is the advocate and guardian for public higher education policy issues at the national, state and campus levels.
  • The Campus Computing Project - Focuses on the use of information technology in higher education. The project's national studies draw on qualitative and quantitative data to help inform faculty, campus administrators, and others interested in the use of information technology in American colleges and universities.
  • Campus Yellow Pages - Online directories of various colleges.
  • Carnegie Classification - 2000 edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, future plans, FAQ.
  • CLAC: Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges - An organization comprising many of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States, chartered to explore and promote the use of information technology in the service of our liberal arts educational missions. Job postings, member institutions, institutional reports, calendar of events, and annual survey graphs.
  • College Town Issues - This site presents information about issues related to student and year-round residents living and working together in college towns across the United States. Listings are grouped into related sections.
  • The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) - A non-profit organization of colleges and universities serving as the national advocate for voluntary self-regulation through accreditation.
  • EDUSlash - Online newspaper for the discussion of all topics dealing with Division 1 universities.
  • The Institute For Higher Education - A non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to foster access to and quality in postsecondary education. The institute's activities are designed to promote innovative solutions to the important and complex issues facing higher education.
  • Multicultural Affairs in Higher Education - Conference providing a national forum for the discussion of ways to better serve multicultural students in higher education.
  • NAICU: National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (United States) - Voice of the nation's private colleges and universities, with more than 900 member institutions. News, list of members, publications, meetings, and a legislative alert area.
  • National Council of University Research Administrators - An organization of people involved in the administration of sponsored programs at colleges, universities and teaching hospitals in the USA.
  • Number2.com Colleges and Universities - Search for United States colleges and universities, free test preps.
  • OPE Campus Security Statistics Website - Reported statistics on campus crimes at over 6000 postsecondary education insitutions in the United States. From the U.S. Office of Postsecondary Education.
  • Oxford University Press USA - The New York branch of the University Press: publishing programme and searchable catalogue.
  • Peterson's - Details on every U.S.-accredited two- and four-year college and university. Includes details on over 35,000 graduate programs.
  • Web U.S. Higher Education - Links to US universities and community colleges. Compiled and maintained by the University of Texas, Austin.

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