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Commonwealth of Virginia

The Official Commonwealth of Virginia web site. The first place to look for information on Virginia Government, Jobs, and Tourism.

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The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) makes higher education public policy recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly in such areas as capital and operating budget planning, enrollment projections, institutional technology needs, and student financial aid. SCHEV administers a variety of educational programs that benefit students, faculty, parents, and taxpayers. SCHEV serves as a catalyst to promote greater access, quality, affordability, and accountability throughout the system. SCHEV also helps policymakers, college administrators, and other concerned leaders work cooperatively and constructively to advance educational excellence.

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The Virginia Community College System

Twenty-three Virginia community colleges on 40 campuses deliver quality higher education and workforce training throughout the state, with programs and courses to serve the distinct demands of every region. Information on the programs offered by Virginia’s community colleges, as well as a gateway to information on each of the 23 colleges in the system is provided on their website.

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Virginia Education Wizard

Let the Wizard help you choose a career, get the information you need to pursue your career, find the college that is right for you, pay for college, transfer from a community college to a university, and get answers to your questions about your future.

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Virginia Department of Education

The mission of Virginia’s public education system is to educate students in the fundamental knowledge and academic subjects that they need to become capable, responsible, and self-reliant citizens. Therefore, the mission of the Virginia Board of Education and the superintendent of public instruction, in cooperation with local school boards, is to increase student learning and academic achievement.

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Federal School Code Search

You can use the Federal School Code Search to search or verify a Federal School Code

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Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school.

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College Savings Plans Network

The College Savings Plans Network is a national non-profit association dedicated to making college more accessible and affordable for families.

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Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia

The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV) is an association of 27 Virginia independent colleges and universities. Founded in 1971, CICV works to promote the interests of non-profit, independent higher education in Virginia.

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College Savings Foundation

CSF is a Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit organization with the mission of helping American families achieve their education savings goals by working with public policy makers, media representatives and financial services industry executives in support of education savings programs.

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Saving for College

Saving for was established as a private company in 1999 with a mission to help individuals and professional advisers better understand how to meet the challenge of paying higher education costs.

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