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Match four-year schools to your needs and goals

Once you know what subject you're going to study, it's time to find four year colleges and universities that offer that program. In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you as a student and a person, it is important to spend time evaluating yourself and your goals. The link below provides some tips and questions to ask yourself to help you with this process. 

Decide Which School is the Best Fit for you


Starting your research

  • Here are some useful college search web sites to help you get started, especially if you don't have a specific school in min

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  • Visiting college and university web sites directly is the best way to gather in-depth and accurate information about a particular university. 
  • Want to stay in-state? Check out the College Transfer Schools in Washington.
  • Attend Transfer Fairs here on campus and talk to the university admissions representatives who offer information sessions on specific programs when they visit South.  Don't be shy...they're here to talk to you! Check out the Schedule of Transfer Events.
  • If possible, visit the colleges/universities that interest you. Take a tour. Take advantage of information sessions for transfer students  hosted on their campuses.

Get organized

Use the worksheet linked below to gather and compare information about schools.

University Comparison Worksheet