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                            Higher education.

                            Run your institution more efficiently and effectively. Workday has reinvented finance, HR, student, grants management, and planning applications to help you take your institution forward.

                            Many of North America’s leading higher-education institutions use Workday.
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                            A higher degree of knowledge.

                            Easily manage your entire institution. Recruit and retain best-fit students and employees; support open-ended terms and flexible payment schedules; track academic appointments, tenure, and memberships; manage endowments and grants; and so much more—all in a single system designed by higher education for higher education.

                            Our flexible budgetary control framework and position budgeting capabilities give you visibility into your institution’s financial health, helping you to improve compliance, ensure accountability, and reduce errors.

                            With Workday, your institution can:

                            • Adapt quickly to new learning and outcome models and other changes
                            • Engage students, faculty, and staff with truly mobile communications
                            • Gain greater insight into faculty and staff to optimize resources
                            • Improve accuracy and compliance for grants, budgets, and awards

                            Get a closer look at our applications. View demos >


                            Applications for higher education.

                            Infinitely flexible. Extremely intuitive. Incredibly powerful. Our applications are equipped to meet your institution’s unique needs.

                            Business Planning

                            Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud provides everything you need to plan and adapt continuously.

                            • Financial Planning
                            • Workforce Planning
                            Financial Management

                            Make better decisions with a full view of your institution’s finances. Get a complete range of financial tools, real-time insights, and fully auditable business processes.

                            • Accounting and Finance
                            • Global Foundation?
                            • Reporting and Analytics
                            • Consolidate and Close
                            • Financial Planning
                            • Expenses
                            • Procurement
                            • Inventory
                            • Projects
                            • Grants Management
                            Human Capital Management

                            Hire, compensate, retain, and develop your faculty and staff. Workday is designed to adapt as your institution evolves.

                            • Human Resource Management
                            • Reporting and Analytics
                            • Global Compliance
                            • Workforce Planning
                            • Recruiting
                            • Talent Management
                            • Learning
                            • Compensation
                            • Benefits
                            • Payroll Management
                            • Time and Absence
                            • Expenses
                            Prism Analytics

                            Bring together all of the data you need to empower your organization. Workday Prism Analytics provides self-service tools to securely generate and share insights, all within Workday.

                            • Data Discovery

                            • Data Preparation

                            • Data Management


                            Transform the business of higher education. Get built-in analytics, a flexible academic foundation, and an embedded system of engagement.

                            • Academic Foundation
                            • Student Recruiting
                            • Student Admissions
                            • Curriculum Management
                            • Student Records
                            • Academic Advising
                            • Financial Aid
                            • Student Financials
                            Workday Value Estimator

                            How much could your organization save with Workday?

                            At Workday, we help educational institutions increase efficiency and reduce cost. But don’t just take our word for it.

                            Try the Workday Value Estimator to see for yourself. Using your input and data from similar Workday customers, the tool projects how much money your organization could save each year.


                            The world’s leading organizations trust Workday as their enterprise cloud suite, supporting breakthrough results in finance and HR across a wide range of challenges and industries.

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                            We are trying to tackle the big issue of how to offer affordability and excellence in higher education. We needed to find dollars in our budget and make them available via scholarship. Workday is providing a modern finance system that will help us do that.

                            Michael Hofherr

                            Vice President and Chief Information Officer, The Ohio State University