Higher Education Website Design.

College Website Design: Conversion friendly.

Website Redesign


We have mastered the graceful art of addressing the three challenges in redesigning a college website: meet the needs of 14 different audiences, focus content and grow enrollment, giving and reputation. Yet, we always deliver beautiful websites that work on mobile, tablets and desktops.

Landing Page Design


When it comes to landing pages, one size certainly doesn’t fit all. We create lean landing pages for lead generation and story landing pages for building reputation and improving admissions and giving yield. Whatever the need, our goal is simple: to move the hearts and wallets.

Giving Website Design


Whether you are launching the annual campaign or a capital campaign, you instinctively know that enchantment and endearment are the doorways to “the ask”.  Elliance, with strength in storytelling and a deep understanding of branding, creates effective giving websites.

International Websites


A great international website answers burning questions, promotes credibility enhancers, and lets prospective students know if they will find the right balance of happiness, challenge and support while studying far away from loved ones. In English or in a foreign language. That’s what we build.

Higher Education Case studies

More Proof

Pursuit of the “right-fit”

St. Edward's University

Challenged by declining applicants and students in the graduate school, St. Edward's University turned to Elliance. We created landing pages and ran a paid-advertising program, both of which told a story that resonated with the right-fit students.

Acquiring the holy grail of higher education

Concordia University

Can the most elusive adult audience in higher education be motivated to raise their hands on the web? Absolutely. By ensuring that carefully written “you-can-do-it” messages appear on search engines when the reluctant adult students are exploring their options.

Become the unquestioned market leader

Heinz School at Carnegie Mellon

Heinz School at Carnegie Mellon University reversed a four-year enrollment decline, increased enrollment by 118%, raised student quality and became the unquestioned market leader for IT Leadership.

Higher Education Clients Served

  • Appalachian Bible College
  • Assumption College
  • Bryant University
  • Concordia University Irvine
  • Manchester Busines School
  • North Central College

Recent Higher Education Blog Posts

  • Slate’s Hero

    February 16, 2017

    In December of 2016, started testing a new article site design. One of their designers Jason Santa Maria tweeted their test page, along with a  blog post introducing the new design approach. The new layout was sleek and simple, … Continue reading

  • Can websites be engines for prosperity?

    December 22, 2016

    In our 20+ year history of building websites, almost all our clients were initially skeptical about the return on investment from a website redesign; they underestimated the impact the new website would have on their business. After a year or … Continue reading

  • Going off the grid.

    November 29, 2016

    My last blog post I wrote about the future of web grids by using CSS Grid Layouts. Recently I have been finding a lot of inspiration off of the grid. Finding a way to incorporate some more organic or random … Continue reading

  • CSS Grids Layouts are coming!

    September 09, 2016

    This past June several Elliance team members had the pleasure of attending Web Design Day 2016. While many of the speakers presented interesting new ideas and techniques one seemed to stand out of the crowd for me, Jen Simmons’ ‘Revolutionize Your … Continue reading

We have presented successes at

  • American Marketing Association