Special PopulationsOh the Places You Can Go!


  • Just like there are 350 different breeds of horses all with different skills and talents, student diversity comes in all shapes and sizes. Be it age, race, religion or gender -- to name just a few - you are as unique as the talents you'll bring to college. It's time to find the right school that will nurture those gifts, your needs, and your individuality as a student.

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  • The great majority of student-athletes spend most of their high school years complying with requirements established by the National Association of College Athletes (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) or to a lesser degree, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
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  • Privacy, confidentiality, safety, security and happiness – all students are entitled to them but challenges are often greater for LGBTQ students due to misunderstanding, peer pressure and fear. Thankfully Campus Pride has created a robust and friendly database to help LGBTQ students make informed decisions for a successful transition to college.
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  • Disabilities come in all shapes and sizes, but they certainly shouldn’t limit your potential and dreams for college! Be they learning, emotional, or physical challenges, accommodations exist to support you and your success.
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  • Just like there’s no single definition of “Artist” there’s no single (or simple) to become on by going to college. Dancers, actors, vocalists, graphic designers, film producers – who do you want to be?
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