Optimizing Outcomes. Helping Students Thrive.
Results for both Students and Higher Education.

The Proof is in the Peer-Reviewed Science

vibeffect’s study in Decision Analytics defines and examines a new concept of thriving in college. Our nationwide survey data shows that a multidimensional concept of thriving is better suited for predicting student achievement in college.

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College students’ potential to thrive

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Leave before
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Aspects of student thriving analyzed

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Unique thriving findings for each ecosystem

Optimizing Outcomes for Colleges AND Students

vibeffect is the leader in using science to optimize outcomes for both students and higher education. Our algorithms come from a growing database of 1.6 million data points – yet we also recognize each individual is unique and understand the traits to make them thrive.

Our unique approach drives students toward their goals and improves outcomes for both the student AND the university partner.

Our Solutions Work For You

4-Year Traditional Higher Education Institutions
2-Year Community Colleges
Online/Hybrid Universities
Career Colleges

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Actual measured behavior dramatically trumps any incoming data that we have...

CTO/CIO at major higher ed institution

[The] idea that qualified students are failing to enroll because they mistake sticker price for the actual price they will have to pay represents a profound waste of human capital.

Andrew P. Kelly, in his American Enterprise Institute article, "Nothing but net: helping families learn the real price of college"

It’s a huge commitment, a four year education...[vibeffect is] groundbreaking and very interesting because it has the focus on students and trying to identify what characteristics and features have potential for your college...to match a student’s interest and abilities.

Wayne Camara, Senior Vice President of Research at A.C.T.

If you can go to Podunk U debt free vs. Harvard for $100,000, go to Podunk. And concentrate on what you do when you get there.

Brandon Busteed, Gallup's Executive Director of Education and Workforce Development on NPR, in "Poll: Prestigious Colleges Won't Make You Happier In Life Or Work"

Most analytics in education is actually more descriptive than predictive. vibeffect's model falls into the category of complexity science, moving from descriptive to truly predictive behavioral science and big data analytics.

Bill Rand, Director of the Center for Complexity in Business, University of Maryland

“Where graduates went to college — public or private, small or large, very selective or not selective — hardly matters at all to their current well-being and their work lives in comparison to their experiences in college,” the Gallup-Purdue report concludes.

The Christian Science Monitor, from "Aiming for a Top 100 college? It's not at all necessary to thrive, poll finds."

College is not only still a good investment; it is the best investment you can make.

William Deresiewicz in The Chronicle of Higher Education, from "The Miseducation of America"

There is nothing more mission critical to our future than becoming more efficient at engaging prospects and new students and forming quality relationships in our campus and online communities. The [vibeffect] trials are uniquely aligned to our needs, and our teams are extremely committed to and satisfied with this collaboration.

Sr. VP of Admissions, Student Finance, and Operations, vibeffect Higher Education Client 

See how our solutions can help you meet your goals

vibeffect works with you to nurture your students from pre-enrollment through graduation.