Finding your College
Features: Campus Profiles of New York's 100+ private, not-for-profit colleges and universities, a Locator Map, academic programs offered and helpful financial aid information.
Features: Looking for the right college? This helpful map breaks down New York's 100+ private, independent colleges and universities by region with Web addresses and phone numbers.
Paying for College
Features: an overview of the financial aid process and descriptions of the major financial aid programs, plus a locator map containing contact information for the 100+ private colleges and universities in New York state.
Transitioning to College
A concise guide to managing your money and workload at college. Learn some helpful tips on keeping your college costs down, and your semester grades up!
Features:information for families of college-bound students.
Transferring to College
Information about Transfer into New York’s Independent Colleges and Universities 2016
For Veterans and Active Duty Service Members
For Adult/Returning to College Transfers
For Community College or 2-Year College Students
Handbook of Best Practices
Middle School Awareness Resources
Helpful tips on beginning the college search and college admission and financial aid resources.
A publication to help middle school students and families start thinking about college.
A guide for middle school students and families with tips on paying for college, factors in the admission decision, NYS Regents Diploma requirements and a helpful timeline for college preparedness from middle to high school.
A one-page, concise guide for parents of middle-schoolers about saving and paying for college.
A brief timeline of the path from middle school to postsecondary education.
A quick guide on the importance of academics in middle school and its impact on high school and college success.
Enrichment, Access, and Opportunity Programs
Features: Learn about enrichment programs -- summer, semester, academic year, or special day-long activities for middle school and high school students offered at New York's 100+ private, independent colleges and universities!
Features: The listing of programs is a sample of programs at independent colleges and universities in New York that provide opportunities for access to higher education for students who have demonstrated high potential for a successful college experience but who may be from lower income circumstances and attending lower achieving high schools.
For a comparison of eligibility amoung CUNY, SUNY, and the Independent Sector's Opportunity Programs, click here.