Blackbaud Education Management Solutions. Connect your campus. Deliver a better student experience. Grow your institution.

From shrinking student enrollments and increased competition, to dwindling budgets and overburdened staff, higher education institutions are faced with more pressures today than ever before. Amid challenges like these, your institution must have the right technology in place to adapt and excel in this ever-changing environment.

With Blackbaud’s Cloud Solution for Higher Education, break down silos, harness the power of your data, effectively manage the complete student lifecycle, and power your institution’s success.

Enrollment Management

Seamlessly connect all aspects of admissions to ensure a strong first impression, improve the application process, and communicate effectively and efficiently.

  • Create a seamless experience with a mobile-enabled online system
  • Optimize the enrollment funnel with a customizable inquiry and application process
  • Save time with streamlined communications and automated scheduling tools

Student Management

Increase staff and faculty efficiency and keep students engaged with a single, accurate source of data and information, from schedules and grades to course requests and attendance history.

  • Keep students engaged and informed with built-in features such as directories, notifications, and messaging
  • Increase retention by providing services and resources that align with student profiles and success indicators
  • Maximize efficiency with scheduling and course request capabilities personalized to your unique criteria and culture

Learning Management

Drive educational outcomes with a 360-degree view of the student experience.

  • Enable student and faculty collaboration with 24/7 access to submissions, assignments, and discussions anywhere, anytime, on any device
  • Build advisor-student relationships with online communities and tools to manage academic performance and progression
  • Encourage alumni engagement with continued portal access—create alumni groups, post news, and publish event calendars 

Tuition Management

Provide an exceptional experience while ensuring sustainability and growth with smart, secure tuition management capabilities.

  • Deliver convenience and flexibility with mobile-friendly payments and customizable payment plans
  • Make informed decisions with in-depth tuition reports and role-based dashboards
  • Save time with automated processes and communications

Content Management

Create a powerful online presence with a CMS that’s modern, easy to manage, and has the design capabilities and functionality you need to captivate site visitors.

  • Empower staff to make site updates and share messages in real time with functionality for users with all levels of web development experience
  • Provide a user-friendly course search experience with a sortable online curriculum guide to course overviews, descriptions, and faculty profiles
  • Increase revenue with secure online payment processing for merchandise and ticket sales, as well as donations

Blackbaud's education management portfolio seamlessly integrates with our financial management and advancement solutions. 


With Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT®, cultivate relationships at every stage of the engagement lifecycle—from student to alumni—and foster lifelong support with industry-leading cloud fundraising and relationship management capabilities.

  • Identify the right supporters and effectively engage alumni with exclusive data and insights
  • Streamline your fundraising by consolidating disparate processes, communications, and donor data into one fundraising and CRM solution that integrates with your education management capabilities

Financial Management

With Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT®, gain a comprehensive view of both your student and donor transactions to drive compliance, transparency, and stewardship.

  • Govern your financials and feel confident in your data’s security with user-specific access rights and powerful approval controls
  • Demonstrate accountability and maintain compliance with cloud capabilities to appropriately allocate, track and report on funds based on donor-imposed restrictions

“Blackbaud's education management portfolio will position us to be more strategic and provide a student-centric campus, as well as for sustainable growth.”

—Mark Stevens, Chief Finance Officer, Boise Bible College

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