Professional / Graduate School Links

Graduate School Web Finder

UCLA Career Center Website

Online Graduate School and Career Resources


America's Best Graduate Schools Guide
Current rankings of graduate schools, divided up into various departments, made by U.S. News & World Report.  Also includes articles on choosing the right graduate school for you.

American Chemical Society Directory of Graduate Research
Online version of the Directory, which provides graduate-school-bound chemistry and chemical engineering majors with a searchable online database about graduate programs.  Search for faculty includes specific research area, academic rank, gender, and state. Institutional searches provide all departmental contact information along with statistical data of the department, including list of faculty active in graduate research.

American Chemical Society Planning for Graduate Work in Chemistry

Designed to guide both domestic and international undergraduate students who are considering graduate work in the chemical sciences.  It provides advice on how to prepare for successful work in graduate school, how and when to apply for admission, and what to expect once enrolled in graduate school.

American Universities
Various university and departmental home pages.  Search by school name or geographic region.

Graduate School Guide
Comprehensive guide to doctoral, masters, and medical schools.  May not be updated, but can be used for references.

Graduate & Professional Schools
Keyword search of 3,000 in-depth program descriptors, or search by academic areas, professional degrees. Provided by Peterson's.

Post-Bac and Master's Programs
List of and information about post-baccalaureate programs available to people with and without science backgrounds.


Graduate Fellowships


The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science.  It offers students the opportunity to receive fellowships and summer study that will help them in their pursuit of M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the fields of Engineering and Science.

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships

NIH Graduate Partnerships Program


Medical and Pre-Health Programs

American Association of College of Osteopathic Medicine

General information about osteopathic medicine, as well as school-specific requirements, and profiles of the 19 osteopathic medical schools.

American Dental Education Association
Formerly AADS, the guide to applying to dental schools.

Association of American Medical Colleges

Medical Admissions Test -- MCAT
AMCAS -- medical school primary application
AAMC Medical Education: alphabetical listing of medical schools

Career Center's Graduate School/Pre-Health Professional Planning
A comprehensive list and description of several health professions, including admission requirements, application procedures, required exams and appropriate preparatory course work.

Dental Admission Test -- register online

Medical Scientist Training Program
MSTP programs funded by the NIH. Earn a MD/PhD degree if you're interested in research and academics in addition to clinical and medical fields.

National Association of Advisors for Health Professions

U.S. Army Graduate Medical Education Program


General Information About Choosing Graduate/Professional School

Careers in Science & Engineering
A student's planning guide to graduate school and where an advanced degree can lead to in science and engineering careers.

College Net
Admissions and standardized test information. Links to law, medical and MBA programs, plus Catholic colleges, Ivy League schools, and special programs for women and minorities.

Faculty Advice for Undergraduates Considering Graduate School
Advice provided by the Department of Information Studies, UCLA.

Graduate & Professional School Guides
The application process, financial aid and the transition between college and graduate school.

What about Grad School?
Information on the GRE, the personal essay and other graduate school topics provided by The Black Collegian magazine.