Student admissions

Advance student admissions.

Adapt quickly to change and meet targeted enrollment goals. With Workday Student, you can streamline the student admissions process, identify challenges facing incoming students, and find prospects that reflect your institution’s profile of student success.

Gain easy access to custom reports and favorite links in one system.

Easily set and track your recruitment goals.

Use actionable analytics to understand who’s engaging with recruitment campaigns.

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Set the bar.

Configure requirements for the admissions process—such as transcripts, test scores, residency, and more—then automatically or manually rank applicants.

  • Manage credentials, recommendations, writing samples, portfolios, and multimedia.
  • Assign applicants to cohorts and pools to balance workload for admissions counselors.
  • Provide admissions counselors with defined work areas to review applicant status.


Process applications faster.

Collect, track, and manage applications with ease. Workday Student helps to simplify the labor-intensive application and admissions process.

  • Capture critical data for the admissions funnel and enrollment trend reports.
  • Manage application integrity with match-and-merge resolution technology.
  • Let applicants view the status of any outstanding items through an external website.
  • Get results from a variety of test sources, such as ACT, SAT, AP, GMAT, GRE, and TOEFL.

Fill your seats with the right students.

Workday Student makes it easy to match your evaluation process to your acceptance policies and academic program types.

  • Define assessment criteria using specific eligibility rules.
  • Conduct holistic and ad hoc reviews and assign scores for academic readiness, demonstrated interest, and more.
  • Visualize current and historical admissions data to assess progress and forecast outcomes.


Ensure accurate decisions.

Use faceted reporting and institutionally defined criteria to render admissions decisions individually or en masse.

  • Set up safeguards to ensure applicants are notified of the right admissions decision.
  • Allow multiple lifecycle admissions and matriculation.
  • Send cohort-specific admissions notifications electronically or by mail.
  • Streamline prematriculation with orientation registration, student directory information, checklists, and much more.