The following is a list of very useful college search engines that allow you to narrow your list of potential colleges by factors such as size of school, programs, locations, and athletics. Many offer virtual tours and the option to apply online!
http://www.petersons.com The online eqivalent of the well-known print publication
http://www.collegeview.com College search engine that offers virtual campus tours and online applications
http://www.suny.edu Links to the State University of New York Colleges and Universities
http://www.collegeboard.com has an advanced college search program which then links to the specific colleges that match your search. It also provides test prep and registration for the SAT exams
http://www.careersandcolleges.com Private college search and virtual campus tours