Banner by Ellucian Review - why 3 stars?

Banner by Ellucian Review
ITQlick Score: 80/100
ITQlick Rating: (3/5)
Pricing: 6/10 - average cost
Category: Student Information Systems (SIS) -> Banner by Ellucian
Ranking:Ranked 3 out of 9 Student Information Systems (SIS) systems
Company: Ellucian
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: Banner by Ellucian pricing, Banner by Ellucian alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Sep 02, 2020

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What is Banner by Ellucian?

Ellucian Banner is an integrated cloud-hosted higher education enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. It has various modules and functionalities which include Ellucian Banner Human Resources, Ellucian Banner Finance, Ellucian Banner Student, and Ellucian Banner Student Aid.

Banner by Ellucian is a product of Ellucian Company based in the United States and established in 1968. The core features of Ellucian Banner software include Curriculum Management, Financial Management, Higher Education and Online Payments among others.

It is deployable through a private cloud, SaaS, and on-premise options depending on the needs of the user. The Ellucian Banner Student Aid helps the users to provide, monitor, as well as report on aid for students and has a solution for institutions beyond the US borders. Training is offered only through In-Person means.

What is Banner by Ellucian rating? ()

The rating of Banner by Ellucian is 3 stars out of 5 and the total score is 80 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Banner by Ellucian's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Medium and large size businesses.

Is Banner by Ellucian the best Student Information Systems (SIS)?

Banner by Ellucian is ranked 3 out of 9 software in their category (Student Information Systems (SIS) systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

The main competitors of Banner by Ellucian include Aspen SIS and SchoolTime software. Aspen SIS software is a centralized, cloud-hosted Student Information System built for managing and hosting student data whereas Ellucian Banner is an integrated cloud-hosted higher education enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Aspen SIS is only cloud-hosted while Ellucian Banner is hosted on the cloud or installed on-premise.

Ellucian Banner is a product of Ellucian Company, but in comparison, Aspen SIS is a product of Follett Company. Aspen SIS is suitable for schools and K-12 Districts while Ellucian Banner is ideal for higher education institutions.

SchoolTime software is a cloud-based school management solution that offers SMS alerts for staff, students and parents, reports and analytics, class management, and attendance while Ellucian Banner is a cloud-based and on-premise higher education enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

SchoolTime software is ideal for any size of a school whereas Banner by Ellucian is ideal for higher education institutions. Ellucian Banner is a product of Ellucian Company in the US, but in comparison, SchoolTime is a creation of STPL Global based in India.

What is the cost of Banner by Ellucian?

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Banner by Ellucian

What should you ask Ellucian during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Banner by Ellucian and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Banner by Ellucian in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Is it the right software for you?

Ellucian Banner is modelled to provide enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to higher education institutions like universities, colleges, technical institutes and more. The system is ideal for small, large or medium institutions of higher learning. Whether private or public, the platform has solutions for them all.

Banner by Ellucian's list of categories:

Student Information Systems (SIS)

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.