This web site is based on the data set from College Scorecard which "is designed to help students and their families to compare how well different insitutions of postsecondary education are preparing their students to be successful".
Quick access is provided to some of the data in which users may be most interested:
The catalog of american colleges and universities contains information about 7,150 institutions which provide educational programs in 38 fields of study. You can choose between colleges that are located in one of 50 states or outlying US territories.
To navigate this site you can use the filters on the left of this page or jump straight to some of its categories by clicking the top menu.
Good luck in your search!