Things to Consider

    • Is my major/field of study available?
    • Am I comfortable with the distance from my hometown?
    • What is the student body makeup at the institution?
    • What support services are available to students?
    • What is the faculty/student ratio?
    • If technology is important, what is available?
    • Are honors, learning communities, study abroad, etc opportunities available?
    • Are institutional scholarships and financial aid available?
    • Do you meet the qualification for acceptance?

What to Ask During a College Visit

    • What extracurricular activities are available?
    • What support services are available for students? (counseling, career services, healthcare, etc)
    • What is the faculty/student ratio?
    • What technology is available? (in the classroom and dorms)
    • Are special programs available for honors, learning communities, study abroad, etc?
    • How diverse is campus?
    • What living arrangements and options are available? (dorms, suites, apartment living, etc)
    • What are the meal plan options?
    • How safe is the campus and what precautions are in place for student safety?