As an additional service to Ohio high schools, the Council of Admission Officers of the Ohio Public Universities has developed a presentation which provides an overview of Ohio’s university system. If your school sponsors a program where this presentation would be appropriate, please contact the Director/Dean of Admission at the nearest state university in order to arrange for a speaker.

For questions, contact OPUAC at or

  • ACT|

  • American Council on Education|
    Resource for students, especially credit for workforce training and ACE credit recommendations.

  • American Student Assistance College Planning |
    Helps students from all backgrounds plan for college and find sources of financial aid through school-based programs located in libraries and community agencies

  • The College Board |

  • Collegenet |
    Offers online application information, as well as free financial aid search resources

  • College Planning Network |
    Provides information on college selection, admission, financial aid and scholarships

  • College View |
    Provides information on selecting and paying for school, majors, campus life, etc

  • Fastweb |
    Resources for students researching scholarship assistance

  • The Financial Aid Information Page |
    The SmartStudent Guide to financial aid.

  • Financial Aid for Students/U.S. Department of Education |
    Provides college financial planning information

  • Ohio Board of Regents |
    Information about Ohio colleges, state scholarships and financial aid

  • Mapping your future |
    Provides information on planning a career, selecting and paying for school

  • My College Options |
    A free college planning services, offering assistance to students, parents, high schools, counselors and teachers nationwide.

  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrations |
    Learn about financing your education.

  • Peterson's Online |
    A collection of useful information on the college search, financial aid and test prep processes

  • Sallie Mae|
    Planning for college and applying for financial aid and loans are covered here.

  • The Student Guide to Financial Aid/ U.S Department of Education |
    This site is a guide to federal aid opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education. To apply for aid from these programs, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at or by phone at 866-550-5120