Colleges and universities that use both platforms can now bring greater price transparency and educational tools to students and parents planning and paying for college.
IOWA CITY, IA – College Raptor, the leading provider of Net Price Calculators (NPCs), and Ocelot, higher education’s most-deployed and fastest-growing AI-powered Student Communication Platform, announced today that they have partnered to enable colleges and universities using both products to support greater transparency and education around college planning.
“We are excited for this partnership with Ocelot to integrate their best-in-class content and technology with our best-in-class NPC,” said Bill Staib, President & CEO of College Raptor. “This is a fantastic opportunity to provide even greater value to our mutual campus partners while also improving college planning for students, parents, and families, especially when it comes to understanding the true cost of college.”
Kelley Bradder, Ocelot’s VP for Implementation and Product Support, added: “This flexible integration is a powerful capability for all institutions that use Ocelot for their AI communications platform and College Raptor for their NPC. Integrations extend Ocelot’s ability to provide timely information and education to students and parents.”
College Raptor’s Net Price Calculator and college discovery platform helps millions of students and parents with the most accurate cost estimates during their college planning. College Raptor provides over 250 campuses with its suite of enrollment services to meet their unique enrollment objectives, from NPCs and financial aid optimization strategies to predictive modeling that guides recruitment and communications programs.
Ocelot’s leading AI SaaS communication platform takes a unique approach to supporting colleges and universities, as it is both multi-tenant and system agnostic. Ocelot clients: 1) benefit from a multi-tenant AI model that is learning from millions of interactions at hundreds of colleges and 2) can easily integrate Ocelot with any number and type of other technology platforms (e.g. SIS, CRM, LMS, FAMS, etc). This provides prospects and students with a single, unified experience and a seamless “go-to” resource as students transition from prospective to enrolled status.
About College Raptor
College Raptor® provides recruitment and financial aid services that enable colleges to meet their enrollment objectives. College Raptor’s integrated, mobile-friendly Net Price Calculators are utilized by over 250 campuses to easily communicate affordability and engage with prospective students. College Raptor also provides analytical services to measure prospective students’ likelihood to enroll, using comparative metrics and financial aid leveraging to maximize yield and net revenue. For more information about College Raptor’s enrollment solutions, visit collegeraptor.com/enrollment-services/.
College Raptor leverages artificial intelligence to help students, parents, counselors, and colleges resolve significant admissions and financial aid challenges. Raptor® is the only college search platform that enables students and families to discover quality, affordable college options based on personalized estimates of financial aid, academic match, and campus fit at every four-year college in the country. As a result, students and their families find cost-effective, academically-appropriate college options that prepare them for their lives and careers.
Ocelot is higher education’s most-deployed and fastest-growing multi-tenant AI-powered Student Communication Platform, providing over 7 million students at nearly 500 institutions with 24/7 virtual engagement. The Ocelot SaaS Platform includes 2-way AI-backed SMS text campaigns for student outreach, AI chatbot and live chat for student support, an unrivaled and fully compliant knowledgebase of content – including thousands of video explainers and text Q&A – for ease of technical implementation and administration, as well as an open integration framework to access data from other systems for personalized student interactions. The Ocelot platform enables colleges and universities to reach every student, answer every question, and ensure students and families can be guided through all aspects of the student lifecycle to drive enrollment, retention, wellness, and access. Visit ocelotbot.com to learn more.