About Peterson's Interactive
Peterson's Interactive provides parents, students, and educators with access to online educational resources and higher education planning tools. Peterson's Interactive helps students search for colleges and graduate schools, learn about admissions, find scholarships, prepare for tests, and more.
Students can find the right college with Peterson's Interactive College Search. They are able to sort by desired major, school location, student population, tuition, and other preferences!
Students can also explore which schools are the right fit for them by using Peterson's College Types. This will give the student an idea of what to expect from a private college, public university, career college, or community college.
There are many steps to complete in the college admissions process like—identifying admission requirements, filling out college applications, getting letters of recommendation, writing the application essay, and making a final decision. Peterson's provides you with articles and links that share tips on these topics and can help you plan for each step in the process.
Many types of student financial aid are available for college, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study, and these types of aid can be earned at the federal, state, or institution level. Peterson's provides you with quality information on college costs and all of these types of financial aid.
Students can search for the grad school that best fits their career goals with Peterson’s Interactive Graduate Search. With guides, articles, and insider, this comprehensive resource answers all questions about grad school. You’ll even find a step-by-step timeline planning guide and details on programs (and careers) rising in popularity.
Actively promoting U.S. higher education around the world by offering accurate, unbiased, and comprehensive information, Peterson’s hosts information on nearly 4,000 accredited two-year and four-year institutions for the international student. Special sections include additional resources for students coming from India and China.