Exploring 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.

Generation TX

Generation TX (GenTX) is a statewide, grassroots movement that’s focused on creating what’s next for Texas: a culture of college and career readiness that leads to the most successful generation of students ever.

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 and 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 and 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. By evaluating programs and institutions on the basis of resultant wages and student loan levels, Texas CREWS will allow parents and students to make informed decisions about college and get the best return on their educational investment.


TEXASgenuine is a free resource for students, counselors, and college advisors to showcase the value of career and technical education. The website makes it easy for students to find information about potential careers, and related education and training offered at public community and technical colleges throughout the state.