America’s Best Online Education Resources

U.S. News University Directory encourages you to thoroughly research all of your educational options before choosing an on-campus or online college.  That’s why we provide you with the authoritative news, advice, reference material and other assets available here in our resource center.  You can read the latest articles about what’s happening in the world of education, watch videos about college life, download our free financial aid guide and much more!

All About Michigan State

Student Andrew A. talks about what the campus, student life and dorms are like at Michigan State University.



From the President of WGU

University President Robert Mendenhall explains the commitment Western Governors University makes to its students.

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National Science Foundation Helps Fund Research from Community College Students

The University of Colorado has partnered with the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory at the Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research for a program that affords community college students the opportunity to do their own scientific research

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Secretary of Education: Our Higher Ed System ‘Isn’t Delivering’ What Students Need

Arne Duncan, the U.S. Secretary of Education, outlined a new focus for the future of higher education that is based on outcomes.

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Study: Postgraduate Degrees Often Create Lifelong Learners

Almost three-quarters of Americans with postgraduate education believe that they continue to learn something each day, according to data from Gallup.

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These NFL Teams Head Back to College for Training

Many NFL teams do their preseason training outside of their own stadiums, with some teams hitting college campuses to prepare for the season ahead.

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Best Degrees and Careers for Animal Lovers

A passion for the health and care of animals could lead to careers such as: veterinarian, animal behaviorist, biologist, groomer, therapist, lobbyist/lawyer, law enforcement/animal control, zoologist or photographer.

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Download Your Free Financial Aid Guide

You don’t have to pay for school all by yourself – there are grants, loans and scholarships that can offset your educational expenses. Download our free financial aid guide to find out how.

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How to Evaluate and Select an Online Ph.D. Program

Obtaining a Ph.D. is not something to be taken lightly and requires research to find a good program. But with the advent of online programs, a doctorate is within the reach of many more students. That said, obtaining a Ph.D. is not something to be taken lightly and requires plenty of research to find a good program.

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Everything You need to Know About On-Campus and Online Education

Whether you decide to attend an online college or pursue a more traditional on-campus program, how well you research your options can affect how quickly you find your ideal school.  U.S. News University Directory provides you with a comprehensive listing of America’s best colleges and graduate schools, along with a school search feature that allows you to explore them by name, location, or degree level and subjects offered.  But we don’t stop there.

Here in our resource center you can find the latest news articles and videos, which will keep you informed about what’s going on in the world of education.  Then there are our financial aid articles and free financial aid guide; they can help you save thousands on college tuition.  Please use all of these resources to make sure you find the college or university that’s perfect for you!