2023 Field Guide: Other Student Systems

Client-Only Research

Why Read This Research

Tambellini’s 2023 Field Guide: Other Student Systems provides market insight into lesser-known student systems. The most common customers for student vendor solutions in this category are smaller higher education institutions enrolling under 1,000 students. Explore student system solutions from Campus Cafe Software, Jenzabar, OneWorldSIS, Phoenix Innovate, Populi, and WDCi Group. As these vendors continue to advance their technology platforms, their products offer compelling options for institutions seeking cutting-edge technologies on a smaller budget.

Key Questions Answered

  • What conditions are impacting smaller institutions as they navigate the US higher education student system market?
  • What are the differentiators between the less-expensive student system vendors and their products and strategies?
  • What should small institutions consider as they explore new student system options?


  • Vendor in Focus: Campus Cafe Software, Jenzabar, OneWorldSIS, Phoenix Innovate, Populi, WDCi Group
  • Software Category in Focus: Student Core
  • Authors: Matt Winn, Senior Analyst, Tambellini Group
  • Research Availability: August 2023

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Market Conditions
  3. Market Snapshot
  4. Campus Cafe
  5. Jenzabar
  6. OneWorldSIS
  7. Phoenix Innovate
  8. Populi
  9. WDCi Group
  10. Institutional Considerations
  11. Methodology

Client-Only Research

Share This Research

Realize Your Institution's Goals Faster with the Tambellini Group

Supports institutions from technology strategy through contract negotiation

Enables planning for short and
long-term strategies

Empowers CIOs to lead their institutions into a dynamic technology landscape

Higher Education Institutions


Solution Providers & Investors

market insights

Become a Client of the Tambellini Group.

Get exclusive access to higher education analysts, rich research, premium publications, and advisory services.


Request a Briefing with a Tambellini Analyst

Suggest your research topics

Subscribe to Tambellini's Top of Mind.

Weekly email featuring higher education blog articles, infographics or podcasts.