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Headquarters Fairfax, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1968
Type Company - Private
Industry Education

We provide the higher education software , services, and analytics you need to manage your day-to-day campus business faster, easier, and more effectively. It’s been our total focus for more than 40 years. That passion speaks for itself: today we serve 2,400 institutions in 40 countries across the globe.

Ellucian – Why Work For Us?

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Ellucian helps education institutions thrive in an open and dynamic world. We deliver a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed in collaboration with a global education community, and provide strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.

Ellucian XE Vision

Today’s knowledge revolution isn’t about how much information is available to us. It’s about how fast knowledge can travel through vast, connected networks of people—and how exponentially it can grow. Technology can deliver the capabilities higher and further education needs to navigate this newly open and connected world.

To help our customers unleash the potential of their technology assets—in a more cost-effective and efficient way—we have introduced the Ellucian Extensible Ecosystem. Ellucian XE is an architectural approach grounded in common principles, standards, and services that supports easier integration, greater business process agility, and a multi-modal user experience.

What does that mean for you?

Ellucian XE can help our customers extend their digital campuses in the way that is right for their institutions—delivering the features and functionality that today’s education consumers demand.

  • Ellucian XE is OPTIMIZED to deliver functionally rich solutions that require fewer steps to deliver, maintain, and extend.
  • Ellucian XE is EVOLUTIONARY, preserving and protecting the technology investments our customers have made in their digital campuses.
  • Ellucian XE is AGILE so that customers can extend their digital campuses in ways that are right for their institutions—and for the students they serve.

Ellucian XE is how we will evolve our solutions so that our customers can help people everywhere find their futures through learning.

Working at Ellucian

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John Speer, III

President & CEO

Focus on the future

  Current Technology Director

Pros: Growth has been good in past few years, the company has started to pay attention to internal issues and their people, strong sales focus, products greatly improving Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in University Center, MI Apr 2012 – Reviewed Apr 18, 2014

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