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310,000 students from the world’s leading international high schools trust Cialfo to guide them towards the university of their dreams.

Whether you dream of studying medicine, honing your theatrical talent, or someday piloting a space shuttle, Cialfo is there to help you every step of the way.

Research colleges across the world

We’ve been there, and we understand how difficult it can be!
Trying to decide on the right university and course for you can feel overwhelming. With Cialfo, it won't be!

How it works

We simplify the process for you by breaking it down

Search the database

Search through our rich database of nearly 50,000 different programs in universities from 50+ countries

Filter colleges

Filter colleges using 20+ criteria like entrance requirements, available majors, financial aid, preferred region, etc.

Take virtual tours

View the profile of each college, take virtual college tours, attend career sessions, and find related content, all within Cialfo.

Preferred college

Add your preferred colleges to a list in consultation with your counselor.

We keep updating necessary information about each university, such as:

Top majors
Test score range
Application history

Connect directly with colleges and universities

The best part of college research in Cialfo is the direct access to universities worldwide.

Explore individual universities through virtual tours and other content
Attend college fairs and events, both virtual and in-person
Chat with, and clarify doubts from, university admission officers
Express interest in a university and request more information

Explore recent university events

Explore our most recent Student events and learn how you can benefit from them.

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A, Singapore

Cialfo Student

"I loved the level of interactions we were able to have with the university representatives. It was truly a memorable experience which helped me come to my own conclusions about which unis I might apply to."

B, Indonesia

Cialfo Student

“I highly appreciate your efforts for making this whole college browsing process much less daunting and complicated. The events so far were executed perfectly”

C, Japan

Cialfo Student

“I loved the way that I could speak up and ask questions and that it wasn't some one-way video like session where the professor was just feeding me with information."

Jen Abreu

College Counseling Team Leader, NIST Thailand

"Our students were excited and eager to join the webinars and we are incredibly grateful that students are able to go back and listen to the recordings. Our students responded very favorably to this event, as the topics covered were varied and informative."

Vanya Nario

IB DP Psychology Teacher and IB College Counselor at One World International School

“I think Cialfo should organise more sessions like this. It was a great experience!”

Streamline college research with lists

Lists in Cialfo help you organize your college research effectively.


This is your "dream" list of every college you feel interested in - a starting point for further research and planning.


This shorter list is for universities you’re thinking of applying to, having done more research.


This is the final list of universities to which you are actually applying.

Discover how you stack up

College lists don’t just help to organize your searches. For all colleges on your list, Cialfo will indicate which are a likely fit, a good target, or a reach. Our internal algorithm calculates this from a number of different data points so that you and your counselor can make the right decision.

But that isn’t all. Scattergrams in Cialfo will help you understand your target university’s previous admission decisions in a simple, visual way. Scattergrams are a great way to ensure that you are building a balanced college list.

Cialfo student, find your dream college today

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