- America's Best High Schools, Graduate Schools and Colleges (US News)
- College Navigator
- College Directory and more by Petersons
- College Zone - With separate Zones for students, parents and each partner type (including counselors, financial aid administrators, and lenders), College Zones is the complete college planning resource.
- College and University Rankings - An index of sites ranking colleges and universities.
- IPEDS College opportunities online - The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System College Opportunities On-Line (COOL) is a direct link to nearly 7,000 colleges and universities in the country. IPEDS COOL offers information on enrollment, awards/degrees conferred, cost and financial aid, accreditation, and campus crime statistics. It also has graduation rates based on first-time, full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students; the rate is broken down by bachelor's degree-seeking students, gender, and race.
- Illinois Colleges & Universities
- Kaplan - Offering a wealth of information for students and the college application/search process.
- Yahoo! Colleges & Universities - An alphabetical listing of colleges and universities. One can search by categories too.
Naperville Area Colleges & Universities
Illinois State Universities
- Eastern Illinois University
- Illinois State University
- Northeastern Illinois University
- Northern Illinois University
- Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
- Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
- Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
- University of Illinois
- University of Illinois at Chicago
- University of Illinois at Springfield
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Western Illinois University