There are two excellent search tools published by the U.S. Department of Education to help you find and explore colleges -

College Scorecard  (click link)

- College Scorecard will help you find the college that's the best fit for you.  It has the most reliable data on costs, completion rates, and earnings after graduation.  Search by Program/Degree, Location, Size, Name, and Mission.


College Navigator (click link) 

College Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7,000 postsecondary institutions in the United States - such as programs offered, retention and graduation rates, prices, aid available, degrees awarded, campus safety, and more.

Each one is trustworthy, and provides lots of useful data to make better decisions.  They will help you find colleges, research options about location, costs, and programs.