Tips for searching for colleges

Tips for searching for colleges

If you don't know your college's Federal School Code:

  • Select the state in which the college is located. This is a required field.
  • You can also enter the city where the college is located and/or the college name. The city and school name fields are optional but they can help you narrow down your search results. You may enter the full city or college name or a common abbreviation. For example, "NYC" for New York City or "Virginia Tech" for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

    Once you click Search, we will search our database and display your results in order by best match. You can re-sort the list in alphabetical order by School Name.
  • You can also search for Federal School Codes from the FAFSA on the Web home page at by clicking School Code Search.

If you know your college's Federal School Code:

  • Enter the Federal School Code, then click Search. The college you searched for will display in the Search Results table.

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