U.S. Department of Education: Overview of Accreditation and List of Nationally Recognized Accrediting AgenciesEducational Options
"College is Possible" is a resource guide for parents, students, and education professionals.
The Department of Education's Federal Student Aid Web page provides a wide range of information for students thinking about education beyond high school, including preparing, choosing, applying, funding, attending, and repaying.
Collegeboard.com provides students with helpful information about finding a college, planning for college, getting into college, and paying for college.
USA.gov provides resources for education, online learning, schools, and financial aid. It also includes information on employment, job search tips, and volunteer opportunities.
The Department of Education has a searchable database of postsecondary educational institutions and programs accredited by accrediting agencies and state approval agencies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.
The Distance Education and Training Council: Is Distance Education For You?
Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications: The Distance Learner's Guide
Degree.net: Books and guides on distance learning.
Geteducated.com: Information about accreditation, online learning guides, and diploma mills, including a diploma mill and accreditation FAQ.
Online Education: Directory of schools for students seeking accredited online degree programs.
Peterson's: The Lifelong Learning Channel: Provides an online database of distance learning programs and courses of study.