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Arizona State University
Arizona State University
Arizona State University (ASU or Arizona State) is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona. It is the largest university in the United States by enrollment.  Founded in 1885 as the Tempe Normal School for the Arizona Territory, the school came under control of the Arizona Board of Regents in 1945 and was renamed Arizona State College.

Website: www.asu.edu
Average Tuition: $8,314 /year
 

 

University of Arizona
University of Arizona
The University of Arizona (also referred to as UA, U of A, or Arizona) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The University of Arizona was the first university in the state of Arizona, founded in 1885 (twenty-seven years before the Arizona Territory achieved statehood).

Website: www.arizona.edu
Average Tuition: $8,314 /year

 

 

Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University (NAU), which is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, is a public university. Its main campus is in Flagstaff, Arizona, United States, with 39 satellite campuses in Arizona. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Website: www.nau.edu
Average Tuition: $8,314 /year.


 

 

Maricopa Community Colleges
Maricopa Community Colleges
The Maricopa County Community College District, in Maricopa County, Arizona, is the largest community college district in the United States. The district serves Maricopa County, the county that includes and surrounds Phoenix and is the most populous of the state's counties. The district's administrative headquarters are located in Tempe, Arizona (east suburban Phoenix).

Website: www.maricopa.edu
Average Tuition: $2,218 /year
 

 

Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University
Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon is more than a University; it is your partner in your education. Degree programs are designed to meet today's business needs and are structured to fit in your busy schedule as a student. Whether you are meeting up in the student union, or participating in an online conversation in the student portal you will be connected with your fellow students and your instructors.

Website: www.gcu.edu

 

 

U.S. Navy
U.S. Navy
The Navy maintains, trains, and equips combat-ready naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining the freedom of the seas. U.S. Navy personnel expertly operate virtually every type of military equipment in U.S. arsenal, everything from HumVees to Aircraft Carriers.

Website: www.navy.com



 

 

U.S. Army
U.S. Army
The U.S. Army is the oldest service of the United States military. Originally formed to protect the freedom of the first 13 colonies, the Army has evolved and grown from this small militia force into the world's premier fighting force.  he Army exists to serve the American people, to defend the Nation, to protect vital national interests, and to fulfill national military responsibilities. 

Website: www.army.com

 

 

U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Marine Corps
The Marine Corps was founded Nov. 10, 1775 when the Continental Congress order two battalions of Marines be created to serve during the Revolutionary War. They further resolved that this force be acquainted with maritime operations in order to serve aboard naval vessels. Thus, the United States Marine Corps has always been an expeditionary naval force ready to defend the nation's interests overseas.

Website: www.marines.com
 

 

U.S. Air Force
U.S. Air Force
The Air Force is the youngest of all five services.  In its more than 50 years of existence, the Air Force has become the world's premier aerospace force. Its mission simply put is to defend the nation through the control and exploitation of air and space. Although obviously tasked with flying missions, most personnel work on the ground in various construction, support, and technical capacities.

Website: www.airforce.com

 

 

U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard falls under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Coast Guard's responsibilities include Search and Rescue, Maritime Law Enforcement, Aids to Navigation, Icebreaking, Environmental Protection, and Port Security.  In order to accomplish these missions the active-duty men and women serve in a variety of job fields ranging from operation specialists and small-boat operators to electronic technicians and aviation mechanics.

Website: www.gocoastguard.com

 

National Guard/Reservists
National Guard/Reservists
The Army National Guard is an elite group of warriors who dedicate a portion of their time to serving their nation. Each state has its own Guard, as required by the Constitution; in fact, it is the only branch of the military whose existence is actually required by the Constitution.

Website: www.nationalguard.com




 

 

U.S. College Guide
U.S. College Guide
This book features a link to the U.S. News & World Report guide to colleges and universities.  It features rankings, lists, tuition and fee guides, as well as enrollment and admissions information on all schools in the United States.

Website: www.colleges.usnews.
rankingsandreviews.com





 

 

SAT/PSAT
SAT/PSAT
The SAT and PSAT Tests are designed to assess your academic readiness to college.
The PSAT is a preliminary SAT that provides firsthand practice for the SAT. Both tests measures critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills and writing skills.

Website: www.sat.collegeboard.org




 

 

What is the ACT?
What is the ACT?
The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.  The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions and takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete.  ACT results are accepted by all 4-year colleges and universities in the U.S.

Website: www.act.org



 

 

Cappex.com
Cappex.com
This website offers students and families simple college searches, matches students to thousands of national and local scholarships, and provides data on hard to find merit scholarships offered by thousands of colleges.

Website: www.cappex.com





 

 

Trade Schools
Trade Schools
Arizona trade schools, colleges, and universities can provide you with many exciting options for your post-secondary education. From health care to technology to media arts, you can find a school and program to match your career aspirations. Take the initial step toward your career goals by browsing through the available Arizona schools today.

Website: www.trade-schools.net/locations/arizona-schools-directory.asp
 

 

ASVAB Exam
ASVAB Exam
The ASVAB is a timed multi-aptitude test, which is given at over 14,000 schools and Military Entrance Processing Stations (MEPS) nationwide and is developed and maintained by the Department of Defense.

Website: www.asvabprogram.com





 

 

Scholarships
Scholarships
This webpage provides an interactive and constantly updated list of all scholarships provided to the Dysart Unified School District.  Students and parents can search by title of the scholarships, deadline date, and amount.

Website: www.dysart.org/scholarships





 

 

Financial Aid
Financial Aid
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. Federal Student Aid plays a central and essential role in supporting postsecondary education by providing money for college to eligible students and families. 

Website: www.fafsa.ed.gov


 

 

FastWeb
FastWeb
Fastweb is an online resource for paying and preparing for college. Fastweb members are matched to relevant scholarship opportunities completely free of charge. With roughly 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3.4 billion, there are scholarships for every student’s educational goals, activities and interests.

Website: www.fastweb.com



 

 

AZ Tech Prep
AZ Tech Prep
Arizona Tech Prep is dedicated to serving its Career and Technical Education (CTE) instructors and students.  To that end it has developed this web site to ensure that tools and resources are available to deliver quality instruction and develop articulated programs between secondary and post-secondary institutions.

Website: www.aztechprep.org



 

 

Communiversity
Communiversity
The Communiversity @ Surprise is a partnership of higher education institutions dedicated to providing students with the opportunity to continue their education and earn progressive degrees. The combined efforts of all participating institutions allow students to pursue educational pathways in one convenient location and to work together to provide a seamless transition for students from one degree level to another.

Website: www.azcommuniversity.com
 

College Depot
College Depot
College Depot is a free, full-service college access center located at the Burton Barr Central Library in downtown Phoenix?. Our team of college planning advisors and assistants offer one-on-one appointments and workshops regarding admissions, financial aid, and scholarships.

Website: www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/
collegedepot/Pages/default.aspx




 

 

GoodCall
GoodCall
GoodCall is a data focused tool for students as they search for scholarships.  The goal is to liberate information and make scholarships and college ranking more accessible, digestible, and adaptive to student needs.

Website: http://www.goodcall.com






 

me3
me3
me3 helps high school students choose a perfect career and then points out the classes you need to take in high school to prepare you to get in the right major.

Website: https://webapp4.asu.edu/








 

onlinecolleges.net
onlinecolleges.net
Overviews of schools that offer online programs, state by state, and includes information on scholarships, tips, and research.

Website: 
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/arizona/