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2021 Student Systems US Higher Education Market Share, Trends, and Leaders Report

Why Read This Research

This report on the 2020 student systems selections describes purchasing trends, identifying the types and sizes of institutions and the solutions they are selecting, and focuses on vendors with at least 1 percent of the total US student market share. Tambellini research shows that the 2020 US student systems market experienced a 15 percent decrease in selections from 2019. Covering solutions from Anthology, Ellucian, Jenzabar, Oracle, Unit4, and Workday, Tambellini is pleased to release the 13th annual Student Systems US Higher Education Market Share, Trends, and Leaders Report—one of our premier publications available exclusively to our members.

Key Questions Answered

  • What trends have emerged in the higher education student system market?
  • How were student system selections awarded by US institutions in 2020?
  • What is the satisfaction level of vendor offerings within the student market?


  • Vendor in Focus: Anthology, Ellucian, Jenzabar, Oracle, Unit4, Workday
  • Software Category in Focus: Student Core
  • Authors: Mary Beth Cahill, Vice President, Research Strategy, and Vicki Tambellini, President and CEO, Tambellini Group
  • Research Availability: June 2021

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. The Tambellini Group Higher Education Market Definition
  3. Student Systems Higher Education Market Trends
  4. 2020 Higher Education Student System Selections
  5. Making a Vendor Selection
  6. 2020 US Student Selections by Institution Size
  7. 2020 US Student by Institution Type
  8. US Higher Education Total Student Systems Vendor Market Share
  9. US Student Total Market Share by Institution Type
  10. Conclusion

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