Compare Oracle Cloud ERP for Higher Education to Ellucian and Workday

Colleges and universities are embarking on a technological transformation to deliver campus experiences designed to increase student success, improve outcomes, and drive new innovations. Oracle empowers institutions with some of the most comprehensive solutions for institutions today, including new and engaging cloud services for the entire student and employee lifecycle.

Oracle Cloud ERP vs. Ellucian and Workday

Oracle Cloud for Higher Education is the most complete cloud solution for colleges and universities. Oracle supports the lifecycle of your institution with solutions that include Student Cloud, Student Financial Planning, Financials, Planning, Human Resources, and Grants. Student success is at the heart of our solutions, which also feature industry-leading technologies, including cloud, database, AI, machine learning, and more. We deliver both the applications and architecture to simplify complexity and streamline business processes.

Our customers are consistently able to decommission third-party solutions due to the breadth and depth of Oracle solutions. This allows you to spend more resources on your most important constituent—the students.

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Oracle Cloud ERP customers see results

Our customers are succeeding with reduced costs, improved and automated processes, and an accelerated financial close.

Costs reduction by moving to the cloud 1
Automation of financial aid processes 2
Increase in financial aid completion 2
Achieved a 12X yearly close, up from a 1X yearly close 3

4 reasons to choose Oracle Cloud ERP over Ellucian and Workday

01Spend time on your students, not financial-aid management

Put higher education in reach for more students with an automated financial aid experience that’s personalized for each individual.

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02Cultivate lifelong learning on a single student information system

Put students on a path to success with Oracle’s flexible student information system, featuring powerful AI and smart financial-aid solutions.

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03Add efficiency to finance and HR processes with a unified approach

Free up resources for student programs, improve accountability, and automate processes with a single system for finance and HR.

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04Grow the financial sustainability and resiliency of your institution

Assess your institution’s financial performance and advance your mission with sophisticated budgeting, planning, and scenario-modeling capabilities.

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Take the first step to migrate to Oracle Cloud ERP

Oracle offers a complete suite of integrated SaaS cloud applications built on Oracle’s next-generation infrastructure and built-in advanced technologies. Colleges and universities can start their cloud migration immediately, no matter where they are in their technology transformation.

Oracle Cloud is trusted by thousands of customers worldwide. Take the next step:

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See why companies choose Oracle Cloud ERP over Ellucian and Workday

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Baylor University Unifies HR and Finance with Oracle

Baylor University replaces its manual systems with Oracle's integrated suite of applications to enhance user experience, gain real-time insights, and improve organizational agility to deliver the best student and employee experience. Baylor’s implementation of Oracle Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning, Oracle Cloud Enterprise Performance Management, and Oracle Cloud Human Capital Management replaced 17 systems, with a far more intuitive UI.


Analysts consistently rate Oracle a leader

Higher education is changing fast, and it's extremely hard to keep pace, much less get ahead. Your institution needs a technology partner to keep you up to date on changes for mission-critical functions as well industry trends. Reliable sources, such as Forbes are calling Oracle Cloud the “real deal.”4

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