Not sure what type of college is the best fit or which college is right for you? Take our quiz for inspiration on where to apply.

There are about 3,000 four-year colleges and universities in America, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. So it’s no wonder that zeroing in on which college is the best fit can be overwhelming, especially when taking into account the cost of various colleges and financial aid options.

“As you go through that process of academic and social discovery, it’s good to be in a place where people have some sort of shared values,” says Ishan Puri, CEO of Synocate, a college admissions counseling company that strives to match students to colleges that will enable long-term growth.

So how do you start whittling down the list? This quiz should help!