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Arkansas’ 90 colleges, universities and career schools enrolled more than 235,000 students in 2013. One of every 125 college students in the U.S. worked toward a certificate or degree from a Land of Opportunity institution. The state’s population centers provide a diverse blend of choices, from community colleges to religious universities to major universities. It’s a convenient mix for those looking to earn a certificate, undergraduate or graduate degree in Arkansas.
 
The Education Alliance was established as a division of Family Council in 1998. Since then, we have served as Arkansas’ largest state-wide home school organization. 
 
A resource guide for parents, students, and education professionals sponsored by the Coalition of American colleges & Universities. Emphasis on costs, financial aid programs and practical guides to help prepare for college.
 
Colleges and universities ranked by region, specialty programs and campus diversity.
 
Provides information on planning for college, registering for the SAT, selecting and applying for a college, seeking financial aid, and creating a personal planner for deadlines.
 
Lists of currently available education statistics, from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
 
Primarily electronic bibliographic records describing journal and non-journal literature selected by ERIC from 1966 to present. Will expand to include full-text articles and create a current and historical education resource.
 
Codes needed to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
 
Student gateway to the U.S. Government. Tips and information for college students and their families on many useful subjects. Developed under the U.S. Dept. of Education.
 
Includes scholarship search services, government loan information, and sites for special student populations and interests.
 
Rankings of graduate school programs.
 
Contains information on public, private and charter schools nationwide. Select state name for detailed school profiles and compare public elementary, middle, or high schools. Standardized test results, district standards, demographics and diversity information are provided.
 
Education programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education, and professional training in online and classroom settings, worldwide.
 
Offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.
 
 
Lists online college and university degree programs in more than 100 fields of study, along with financial aid and scholarship resources for online students, and links to other similar websites.
 
Contains K-12 schools and summer programs, college, grad school, and online and continuing education planners. Offers advice on getting started, finding a school, preparing for tests and paying fees.
 
Time4Learning is a technology-based online educational program that teaches preschool to eighth grade curriculum using a combination of animated lessons, interactive activities and reinforcing worksheets.
 
Tuition Funding Sources: Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.
 
Links to community college school websites by state.
 
Links to individual university and college websites listed under the individual states. Separate section to browse lists of national career schools.
 

 
GRANTS / FOUNDATIONS
 
Information about charitable organizations for potential.
 
A database of information on all Federal programs, covering financial aid, grants, loans and other types of assistance.
 
The agency manages the state’s scholarship and financial aid programs; recommends higher education and institutional budgets to the legislature, and assures academic program quality and viability.
 
Search for scholarships with this free scholarship matching service, get student financial aid and find money to pay for college at Fastweb.
 
Student gateway to the U.S. Government. Tips and information for college students and their families on many useful subjects. Developed under the U.S. Dept. of Education.
 
 
Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive federal grant opportunities in over 900 programs from 26 grant-making agencies.