Enrollment Power Index® (EPI) - Website Grade and Functionality
Enrollment Power Index® is an evaluation of nearly 3,000 college websites in the country, scoring each one for the presence or absence of vital components necessary to take a prospective student to an enrolled student.
Your report shows your grade, as compared to the nearly 3000 sites rated on 37 different criteria, along with recommendations for improvement. As a bonus, you will also receive a listing of the schools that were rated "Head of The Class" sites for each of the different categories.
Your Customized Report!
2014-15 Report & Recommendations
Your report will include the following:
- 2014-15 report (available now)
- The overall top "A" ranked sites
- "Head of The Class" by EPI category
- National, regional and market cluster rankings
- Our observations & recommendations
If you would like to purchase your EPI Report & Recommendations, please call 1-800-862-7759 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do we do it?
- Over 100,000 college-bound high school students are asked to participate.
- A focus group identifies the functional features of each site.
- Benchmarks are research-validated and reviewed each year.
- Statistical tests determine the relative importance of each feature to students.
- Institutions are initially scored on a 100 point scale, then letter grades are assigned using a traditional curve.
- And that's not all, this project takes us months to put together each year to make sure we get it right!
Did you know...?
- Three out of 4 students say that a college website is the most influential resource in their college planning processes. Sixty percent of seniors draw a direct correlation between the quality of a college’s website and their quality of education.
- Half of students say the best way to learn about the tuition costs and financial aid of a college or university is to visit its website. Almost 25% of students look for costs or financial aid information before researching anything else on a college website.
- More students in the spring semester of their senior years reported adding a college to their considering lists because of academic program/major availability than for any other reason.
- Seventy percent of 2014 graduates are using Facebook and YouTube. More than half of these students have visited a college's Facebook page and 33% have clicked “like” to follow the college page.
Who should read this?
- Admissions Departments
- Design Teams
- Web Project Managers
- Anyone interested in making the website more user-friendly