Exploring college options

Introduction: Exploring college options
College search: Type of college
College search: Other important choices
Campus visit
About this unit
There are nearly 3,000 colleges in the United States that offer 4-year degrees. The sheer variety of options, from rural liberal arts colleges to public state universities, can feel overwhelming. After you understand the differences between what's out there and begin to get a sense of what you want, however, the choice becomes infinitely more manageable!