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Café College
From the San Antonio Education Partnership and the City of San Antonio.  You can do college, San Antonio!

Admission information and application for every Texas public university, plus some private and two-year schools.

College for All Texans
Get the facts, plan, apply.

Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation
A compendium of information on colleges and universities in Texas

Transfer 101
A guide for transferring from a community college to a four-year university in Texas.

College Preparation Checklist
From the Federal Student Aid folks, a checklist for parents to help students prepare academically and financially for education beyond high school.

My College Guide
Information on choosing a college, free college information and “Ask the Guru” answers to your college questions.

The College Board
The folks that bring you the SAT test want to ensure that every student has the opportunity to prepare for, enroll in and graduate from college.

Peterson’s Guide
A comprehensive guide to college information and rankings.

Heath Resource Center
Resources for students with disabilities.

City of San Antonio
Official website.

Visit San Antonio
Fun things to do when you’re not in class.

San Antonio Apartment Guide
Find the perfect apartment.

Texas Careers for Today and Tomorrow
What will you do with your degree?

Looking for financial aid?  Most college students in San Antonio receive some form of financial assistance to help pay for college.  Check out these financial aid and scholarship websites for more information:

Federal Student Aid Grant Programs Fact Sheet
Briefly describes the major federal student aid grant programs available.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
This is the application students must complete to receive grant funds from the federal government, such as the Pell Grant.

Interactive site helps you understand your options for paying for college.

A free scholarship search site.

Information on scholarships, loans, savings plans and other types of aid.

Another scholarship search site.

Financial Aid Glossary
Learn the lingo.

U.S. News and World Report: Paying for College
Information on grants, loans, scholarships and college savings plans

Types of Financial Aid
Find the ones right for you.

Saving for College
Information about the Texas College Savings Plan, Texas Tomorrow Fund and Education IRAs

San Antonio Education Partnership
A scholarship program for students from 25 high schools in San Antonio

Think you cannot afford college?
Some places to contact for money for college.

Student Loan Program
A revolving fund from the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

Planning Calculators and Resources
How much will college cost?  How can I afford it?

Please consult the websites of our members for information on financial aid and scholarships at those particular colleges and universities.