Gibault Catholic High School students find success after graduation, with 99% going to college, trade school, or the military. Gibault Catholic students are academically prepared, as our students consistently score at least 2 points higher than the national average on the ACT.  In fact, in the past 3 years, 99% have done so! Our students have been accepted to a wide variety of colleges and universities, including Notre Dame, Northwestern, Yale, and Columbia. Since 2000, Gibault Catholic graduates have attended over 200 universities across the country!

College Information


College Planning Links


There is just a tremendous amount of information on this site. Click on College QuickFinder about the college of your choice. What I found extremely helpful was the Admission Requirements in terms of what is very important, important, and considered. Click on the tab “For Students” and you will find everything you need to know…how to plan for college, how to find a college, apply online, guidelines to writing your college essay, and most importantly, how to pay for college. There is a similar tab for parents.


This is through the U.S. Department of Labor. It is the Occupational Outlook Handbook and does a great job of detailing specifics about jobs, required training and education, employment forecast, and anticipated salary.


This is a easy-to-use site that provides information on colleges and universities. You can search for colleges by region, sport, majors, tuitions, etc. Also included are direct access to schools’ homepages and online applications for admissions, financial aid, and scholarships.

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Mapping Your Future is a public services, nonprofit Web site providing career, college, financial aid information and services to students and their families.


This is a very engaging site. The most helpful component is the career exploration. Be sure to check out the virtual tours. Register for an account with ecampustours and you are also registered for a $1,000 scholarship.


Free scholarship search!


This is the Illinois Association of College Admission Counseling site. It has excellent resources for students such as state universities in Illinois information, application deadlines, a link to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, etc.


Link onto Catholic colleges and universities across the country.


A comprehensive site for scholarships and other types of financial aid.


Free test prep for the ACT, SAT, and GRE.


A good site for reliable scholarship and financial aid information.


“That’s what Gibault does – it prepares you for your next steps in life”

Sue Braun, Gibault parent