Confused about choosing a university? Don't worry, Google has it covered. Google had had a university search function for quite some time, but it was limited to 4-year universities, and well, the company now updated the function to admit 2-year universities and show more in depth. Details and ideas, including knowledge graphics, will be displayed every time you navigate on mobile devices.
The information shown includes important details such as the programs offered and the total cost of the course, including books. The cost is diversified to give insights on options within and outside the state.
It will also show you details about life on campus as social and economic diversity to know what to expect from the university. In addition, a list of notable former students of the institution will be displayed on the results page.
If you wish to deepen and explore detailed details, you can do so using the new scanning tool that is available on both mobile and desktop devices. This tool allows you to add more filters to reduce your search results.
It also helps to compare features between universities to choose the one that is right for you. You can filter according to the duration of the course, the distance, the region and even the university acceptance rates. Take a look at the following GIF for a better understanding.
The exploration tool will also show you the main articles where the institute is mentioned and related videos if you are interested in knowing more about the university.
In case you wonder where Google gets all this data, it is from the College Scorecard and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System of the US Department of Education. UU. And all this data is already public. The feature is now available in the United States now and will be expanded to more regions in the future.