Comparison Checklist

College:      
CAMPUS INFORMATION                               
Geographic location (distance from home)      
Campus Setting (urban, suburban, small town, rural)      
Physical size of campus      
Campus facilities, equipment and services      
Campus Safety      
Other:      
SIZE      
Number of undergraduates enrolled      
% of full-time students      
% of men and women      
% of students 25 or older      
% of minority students      
% of students who live on campus      
Average class size      
Student faculty ratio      
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS      
Selectivity (open, traditional, selective)      
GPA requirement      
Major GPA requirement      
Application deadline for transfer students      
Separate application for selective program?      
Application fee - Fee waiver available?      
Orientation for transfer students      
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS      
Majors-What is my degree in?      
Minors-What is available?      
Total Credit Hours required for degree program      
Max Transfer hours allowed in degree program      
Class location (on/off campus, online)      
Class scheduling (semester, quarter, 8 wks.)      
Regionally accredited?      
Other:      
COST OF EDUCATION      
Tuition and fees      
Housing (if needed)      
Other required expenses (books, supplies)      
Total Cost for degree program      
FINANCIAL AID      
Financial aid availability      
Tuition      
Grants (federal and/or state grant program)      
Scholarships      
Work study      
Loans      
Other forms of financial assistance (specify)      
Net Cost      
Financial aid deadline      
Financial aid forms (FAFSA, PROFILE, school)      
STUDENT ACTIVITIES/SERVICES      
Campus clubs and activities      
Career counseling / Job Placement Services      
Center for disability services      
Child care      
Extracurricular organizations and events      
Housing      
Transfer Center      
Other:      
CAMPUS VISIT SCHEDULE      
Date(s)      
Tour guide's name      
Time spent on campus      
Day of week, overnight stay      
Facilities      
General appearance      
Other:      
FOLLOW UP      
Admission Representative      
Admission Phone #      
Admission Email Address      
Website      
Housing information      
Financial Aid to-do      
Other contacts made      
Important phone numbers      
OTHER CONSIDERATIONS