College Choice

College Choice

Acton-Boxborough Regional High School College Information page

Bigfuture, by the College Board, College Search
Create a free account and search for colleges based on multiple criteria.

College Navigator
Search the largest collection of data on US colleges and universities using this U.S. Department of Education database.

Testing & Education Reference Center
Acton residents may search this subscription database by logging in with a valid library card. Choose "College Prep Tools" and then "College Search"

U.S. News & World Report: College rankings
A major college ranking organization, U.S. News & World Report provides extensive reviews and rankings of colleges and universities both at undergraduate and graduate levels. These rankings are based on statistics and faculty/administration surveys.

College Financing

FAFSA on the Web 
Federal student aid program information, eligibility, and online FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) forms.

Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. The office of Federal Student Aid provides more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. 

A scholarship matching service with a database of more than 1.5 million scholarships.  Also provides information about careers, internships and financial aid.

A comprehensive look at student financial aid programs, scholarships, loans and college savings plans.

Pay for College ( contains information on financial aid, loan programs, scholarships, and college financing calculators.