Helpful Resources

Print Resources

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:
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


Online Resources

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

Don Asher – Bound for Grad School – 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. has profiles on hundreds of graduate programs and schools across North America. GradSource also provides a searchable database of graduate school news and RSS Feeds including headlines, links to the full articles and links to profiles for each grad school in the news.

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.

Find a masters degree, PhD, or graduate certificate. Whatever graduate program you’re searching for–MA, MS, MBA, MAcc, JD or any other graduate degree–GradTrek’s search results are never biased in favor of one university or degree program over another.’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.

Spotlight on Careers As a member of the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN), Lafayette students and alumni have access to this robust resource. Within each professional category, access helpful information regarding graduate or professional study in this field. If you are off-campus, contact Career Services (610-330-5115) for login instructions.

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.
Search and rank over 23,000 programs at over 2,300 universities based on your priorities.

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.


On-Campus Resources

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

Click here for 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.

Career Services Announcements

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Easton, PA 18042
Phone: (610) 330-5115
Fax: (610) 330-5719

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