CollegeHunch 4+

The Source for College Search‪®‬

Stipend LLC

    • 4.7 • 10.6K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Breeze through your college research with an interactive guide to more than 1,000 four-year colleges. Easy to use, but packed with features, CollegeHunch® empowers you to make informed college choices.

Build a detailed spreadsheet in minutes comparing up to 15 schools right in the app. Take advantage of the advanced filter with 26 criteria to narrow down or expand your search. Or just sort and browse colleges any way you wish. Here are some of the features at your fingertips:

• View filter results in swipe or list form and sort the colleges eight different ways.

• Review admissions requirements and statistics as well as SAT, ACT and GPA averages and percentiles.

• Get to know the freshman class thanks to detailed demographics and information on majors.

• Assess tuition, room and board and other fees, financial aid and net price data, and scholarship information. Even compare the cost of education to post-graduate salary histories.

• View priority deadlines for applications, scholarships and financial aid so that you don’t miss the opportunity to qualify. Just tap on a date to add it to your calendar!

• Save slices of information on your favorite colleges in one place for quick and easy viewing later or takes notes that you can search.

• Take advantage of quick links and fast facts to enhance your search without having to power up the desktop. Or book a campus tour through the app.

• Consider similar schools that have been curated by hand based upon a variety of factors because location isn’t the only thing that matters.

• Explore intercollegiate sports by division so that you can decide whether to participate.

• Check out the neighborhood and even get directions to campus, with maps for POI’s and nearby colleges.

• Track current, forecast or historical weather data so that you know what to pack.

• Discover notable alumni of each school, many of whom will surprise and delight you.

Feel empowered, rather than overwhelmed, as you conduct your college search with a swipe and a tap, instead of a sweat.

NOTE: This app is designed and intended for students attending U.S. high schools who are applying to be first-time college freshmen. Policies, requirements, deadlines and other data that appear in the App may not apply to transfer students, home-schooled students, and other students who are not applying to college directly from high school.

What’s New

Version 4.5

You can now take notes that you can search and share. And, we added statistics on the percentage of students submitting standardized test scores. We removed the percentage-range pie charts for test scores and GPA since that data was not available for many colleges. Thanks for using CollegeHunch.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
10.6K Ratings

10.6K Ratings

whaTwuter5355 ,

Great! One thing please!

As a high schooler looking at what I want to do in college and the rest of my life, this app is perfect! It gives me so many options to fit my needs and there are so many sections of information with each college. I greatly recommend this app to anyone who is looking at where they want to go.
There is only one thing I would like to pint out for the developers of the app. When you close out the app or leave it, the view in a swipe view or list view option resets to swipe automatically. As a person who likes a list view over swipe, as I’m sure there are more than just me, this is slightly annoying and is pretty much the only thing wrong with this app. 😁

Developer Response ,

Hi, thanks so much for your kind review and feedback. We are, in fact, considering changing the default setting of the filter's swipe or list view to the choice last used (in the next version). This would satisfy you and also those who prefer the swipe view. Keep in mind that you can sort the order in swipe view throughout the app eight different ways. You may then find that browsing through colleges is more interesting and rewarding. Thanks for using CollegeHunch and our best to you in your college pursuits.

Arampur ,

College fast facts

This is a wonderful app to start if you want to narrow down your college choices. It also has wonderful filtering options. I also love the way it allows you to browse through the colleges. Overall a definite four star app.

I do have one question to the developer regarding the college facts that shows in the very first screen when you chose colleges. Are those facts regularly updated along with the app updates? For example I was recently looking into SDSU (San Diego state university) office of admissions page and I noticed that as per fall 2019, the stats says Average GPA 3.97, Average SAT scores 1283 and Average ACT score 27.5 compared to what’s shown in the app. I understand that these stats changes every term and will vary slightly based on source of data, but I was more eager to know if these stats are frequently updated. This is more of a curious to know question and definitely not a negative feedback.

Developer Response ,

Hi, Arampur. Thanks for your review. Many colleges (including SDSU) publish on their websites the profile of admitted students whose scores and GPA's are usually higher than those who enroll. CollegeHunch displays statistics for incoming (enrolled) freshmen. This accounts for the discrepancies you mention. We update data continuously throughout the year (so you don't have to wait) and these updates automatically appear. In the case of SDSU, you should already see updated stats for the class that entered fall 2019.

Tamra1973 ,

Very very useful!

My daughter is a Senior and is looking to go to college. As a parent, this app is extremely helpful as it provides all the information you need in one place. I love that I can view all the colleges SAT and GPA requirements as well without having to go to each schools website and search for them. I noticed that one of the schools my daughter is looking at wasn’t available on the app. I contacted the support team and someone got back to very quickly and advised that they would look into it, collect all the data for the school and have it added. The following day, they contacted me to let me know it’s now on the app. Thank you for being a support team that actually responds back and with action!

App Privacy

The developer, Stipend LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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