Grad School Resources

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The value of written resources should not be underestimated. The following are just a few resources available for use in the Career Services Resource Library (located in Career Services on the 2nd floor of Hogg Hall):

  • ​Barron’s Guide to Medical & Dental Schools
  • The NAPLA/SAPLA Book of Law School Lists
  • Graduate Study in Psychology
  • Peterson’s Guide to Graduate and Professional Programs
  • Six volumes including:
  • Overview
  • Humanities, Arts, & Social Science
  • Physical Science, Mathematics, Agriculture Science, Environment & Natural Resources
  • Engineering & Applied Science
  • Business, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law & Social Work
  • Biological Sciences
  • Petersons: MBA Programs

Website Resources

Many online sites have search capabilities using a variety of criteria:

Don Asher – Bound for Grad School – watch and listen to Don’s insights on the graduate school process.

Search from over 67,000 master degree, doctorate / doctoral degree, PhD degree and graduate certificate programs. Search by subject, graduate school or metro area nationwide and international. You can also search online graduate degrees offered by accredited online colleges and universities.

Graduate Guide
A directory of Graduate Schools in the United States and Canada. This site will help you find colleges and universities that offer accredited graduate programs that most interest you.’s Graduate Education Resource Center 
The articles in this resource center offer advice and insights on how to explore your educational options, whether grad school is right for you, how to finance your education, and much more.

The most comprehensive graduate school database of accredited graduate programs on the web. Search listings of graduate schools by masters degree or doctorate degree, by graduate program, or by institution name.

The Princeton Review
Research graduate and professional school programs, including admissions test requirements, test preparation resources, and scholarships and aid information.

Rankings Information

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
A list of rankings for graduate and research programs.

Top American Research Universities
Top ranked research universities as defined by The Center for Measuring University Performance.
This guide examines how different rankings work and explains which metrics are most valuable when choosing a PhD. In addition, this site has looked beyond rankings and picked out a few other ways to evaluate universities for postgraduate research.

National Research Council’s Ranking of U.S. Psychology Ph.D. Programs
This page contains links to 185 psychology Ph.D. programs rank-ordered in quality according to the most recent study conducted by the National Research Council.

Locate MBA programs worldwide based on rankings by various sources.

Top Schools -Masters of Public Health Programs
As with any graduate level degree, when choosing a school, university or program to attend, it is important to conduct extensive research on the school, classes, and faculty to determine which program will allow an individual to be the most successful in the pursuit of their degree.  We have investigated hundreds of public health programs and found some of the best MPH programs for you to choose from.

On-Campus Resources

Gateway Counselors are available to assist you. Make an appointment to speak with a Gateway Counselor by stopping in the office (201 Hogg Hall) or by calling (610) 330-5115.

Access a list of professors who have volunteered to serve as graduate school advisors for their academic departments.

The Health Professions Program provides guidance and resources to students interested in health profession careers at any stage of their undergraduate studies.

The Legal Professions Program at Lafayette College provides guidance and resources to students so that they can make informed choices about whether and how to pursue a career in law.

Skillman Library also has many books and resources available for your use.​