Information on Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Based on several of the most frequently asked questions about colleges and universities in the United States, we have compiled information that we hope will assist those that are interested in understanding more about the higher education system in the US.

Higher Education: Colleges and Universities in the United States

Questions and Answers
I. Q: What are the types of colleges and universities that are available in the United States?
II. Q: What types of degrees are offered to students in the U.S.?
III. Q: How and when should I start applying for college?
V. Q: As a high school student, how should I prepare for college?
VI. Q: Which university is the best fit for me?
VII. Q: How do I choose a school, program, or major? (For students in Indiana)

Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Accredited Institutions
According to the U.S. Department of Education there are about 10,271 accredited colleges and universities in the United States. Down below is the list of all 50 states and the number of institutions within each state.
List of Colleges and Universities in each State.

To learn more about the accredited institutions in U.S. The Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs is available here.

List of College and Universities in Indiana

List of College and Universities in Indiana – listed in order of Public or Private (independent):

Public Institutions

Private Institutions

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