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Tools and Calculators

College heart icon indicating student found a match College Match

Search 2,000 colleges by location, size, selectivity, cost, and major or lookup by name. Detailed college profiles. Easy to print, download, and email.

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CollegeData's crossed fingers icon College Chances

Estimate a student's broad chances of admission to any college. Reinforce the importance of applying to a broad range of schools.

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CollegeData's Admission Tracker tool icon Admissions Tracker

See who got in where. View the qualifications and decisions of thousands of real students. Now with SCATTERGRAMS, advanced filtering & real-time newsfeed.

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College Scholarship money sign icon Financial Aid Tracker

See who's getting financial aid at any school and how your students compare. View the financial aid awards of thousands of real students and see how much students like yours received.

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College Scholarship finder tool to help you search for scholarships and save money Scholarship Finder

Help students find money for college. Search 595,000 awards worth $4.5 billion using qualifications and keywords. Easy to save, print, and email.

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College net price calculator, which helps you plan for your college expenses Net Price Calculator

Look past the sticker price. Estimate the true out-of-pocket cost to attend any college. Get individualized results based on financial aid eligibility.

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College expected family contribution money sign icon EFC Calculator

Calculate EFC to see how much colleges expect a family to contribute toward college costs. Help put parents on the path to financial aid literacy.

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CollegeData's comparing awards icon Compare Awards

View financial aid awards side-by-side and see which college offers the best deal. Get a detailed comparison, including the estimated cost of degree at each college.

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From choosing colleges to financial aid, our 200 in-depth articles offer accurate, up-to-date information and expert advice. Easy to print and share by email.

Prepare & Apply

How to strengthen chances of admission plus application basics, tips, and advice.

Pay Your Way

Understanding college costs and how to pay for college, apply for financial aid, and find scholarships.

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Tell students and parents about CollegeData! Download free flyers for your office or special event.

Counselor's Guide to CollegeData

Find out how you can use CollegeData’s free tools and resources with your students to help them prepare, apply, and pay for college.

Common Application Grid

Our at-a-glance guide makes it easy to see the colleges that accept the Common App, with deadlines, fees, and requirements for supplements and additional forms.

True Stories About Getting Into College

Students on the road to more than 90 different colleges share their experiences, including our latest from new freshmen at:

Date and Deadlines

  • October 01,2020
    First date to submit FAFSA for federal aid for 2021-22 school year
  • October 03, 2020
    SAT & Subject Tests October 2020
  • October 24, 2020
    ACT October 2020
  • November 07, 2020
    SAT & Subject Tests November 2020
  • December 05, 2020
    SAT & Subject Tests December 2020
  • December 12, 2020
    ACT December 2020
  • February 06, 2021
    ACT February 2021
  • March 13, 2021
    SAT March 2021
  • April 17, 2021
    ACT April 2021
  • May 08, 2021
    SAT & Subject Tests May 2021
  • June 05, 2021
    SAT & Subject Tests June 2021
  • June 12, 2021
    ACT July 2021
  • June 12, 2021
    ACT June 2021
  • June 30, 2021
    Last date to submit FAFSA for federal aid for 2020-21 school year
  • October 01,2021
    First date to submit FAFSA for federal aid for 2022-23 school year
  • June 30, 2022
    Last date to submit FAFSA for federal aid for 2021-22 school_year
  • June 30, 2023
    Last date to submit FAFSA for federal aid for 2022-23 school_year