Exploring College Options

College Options

Advise TX

Advise Texas advisors are placed in high-risk Texas high schools with the singular mission of building a college-going culture and helping students find the best fit for their academic and career aspirations.

ADVi / Virtual Advising Project

The Virtual Advising Project’s chatbot, ADVi, along with a team of knowledgeable advisers, enables Texans to get answers to questions about attending college, returning to college, financial aid, and more.

Grad TX

Grad TX is a collaborative program between the State of Texas, community colleges, and universities ready to help students return to college and finish their certificate or degree.

Online Institutional Resumes for Students & Parents

One-page overviews, displaying relevant higher education data and information for prospective students and parents, are provided for postsecondary institutions operating in Texas.

Postsecondary Programs & Services for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)

A list of institutions of higher education that provide programs and/or services for students with IDD.


The Texas Consumer Resource for Education and Workforce Statistics (Texas CREWS) is an interactive dashboard tool providing comparative information about Texas public 2-year and 4-year postsecondary institutions. Texas CREWS allows parents and students to make informed decisions about college and get the best return on their educational investment.