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All About Grad School

Geographic directory of graduate schools in the US

Find A Grad School

U.S. News’ site that lets you search for law, business and medical schools or engineering and education programs.

The most comprehensive online source of graduate school information

International Colleges & Universities

New international education directory including 7000 Universities and Colleges in 200 countries.

Modern Language Association’s Guide to Doctoral Programs in English and Other Modern Languages

Includes a full range of data on doctoral programs in over 300 departments of English and other modern languages, as well as many interdisciplinary and comparative departments. The data are accessible through the Guide’s search functions. Included are data on admissions, program requirements, concentrations, tuition, financial aid, assistantships, health insurance, and job placement. Participation in the Guide is voluntary, and a department’s presence or absence in the Guide implies no judgment on the MLA’s part.

National Research Council Graduate Program Rankings

The only rankings determined by faculty in the disciplines being ranked (Research Doctorate Programs in the US) - data from 1995.

Peterson’s Guide

Peterson’s Guide website with information about graduate, business, law and medical schools.

Web U.S. Higher Education

Links to other regionally-accredited institutions of higher learning in the United States.

Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative

List of campuses nationwide that are 100 percent smoke free.

Admission and advice

Getting into Grad

A former instructor for Kaplan, grad student and essay consultant offers some advice free as well as the option of purchasing his complete print guide. Contains an excellent section with resources and additional links. Sample Statements

As the world’s leading application essay editing company, EssayEdge is committed to providing the best and most ethical service to all applicants to college, graduate school, MBA programs, law school, and medical school. Check out a few sample before and after essays.

Statement of Purpose

This site has great advice on writing a personal statement and takes you through each step of the process.

What Every New Graduate Student Should Know

The University of Indiana provides other links and resources.

Financial Aid

Financial aid for graduate and professional school

See “Aid for Graduate and Professional School.”

Fellowship Database

University of Rochester’s searchable database of hundreds of fellowship opportunities - undergraduate, graduate and beyond.

Entrance exam preparation

GRE Prep from Syvum

Provides tests and quizzes in a highly interactive environment, which students can access for free.

GMAT Prep from Syvum

Provides tests and quizzes in a highly interactive environment, which students can access for free.


A comprehensive site with separate links for graduate, business, law and medical school. Test prep courses and study materials for sale.


A nationwide test preparation company that specializes in the LSAT. Discounts for pre-law society members.

Princeton Review Online

Major competitor for Kaplan, offering graduate and professional school information, test prep courses and study materials.

Additional information on rankings of graduate schools can be found in the Education Rankings Annual at the Reference Desk of the A. Frank Smith Library.