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A scalable software platform for all budgets.

Recruit students, help parents stay connected, and empower your staff to easily update content with premium communications products and tools.

Award-winning designers bringing your school to life online.

Schools love how Finalsite finds what makes them unique and translates that into an authentic digital experience.

School marketing experts at your service.

Schools turn to Finalsite's consultants for their decades of experience developing and executing a digital marketing strategy.

Improve School-to-Home Communications with Password-protected Portals.

Portals provide a safe and secure place for your community to access information that's just for them on every device.

Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall

A best-of-breed approach to give you the "all in one" solution you need.

We focus on the critical function of marketing and communication, while leveraging relationships and integrations with 70+ partners to provide a more seamless experience between the school and your constituents.

A team of 200, Finalsite has been serving schools worldwide for 20 years.

Our business has been for and about schools since the beginning, which is why 95% of clients stay with us year over year.

Save Time and Enhance Data Integrity

Our secure integrations with popular MIS providers mean you can replace timely manual data uploads with our automatic transfers for a seamless solution.

Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall
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Open Apply Software Features

Say hello to a smarter, greener admissions office.

Simplify Admissions with Finalsite Apply

From initial enquiry to re-enrolment, use Finalsite Apply’s modern suite of tools to create a more personalised and organised admissions workflow for admissions staff and families. Complete with private messaging, secure file sharing, recommendation requests, invoices, a task manager, checklists, and robust reporting, schools who use Apply save time and money.

Why Finalsite Apply

Improve your workflow

Streamline and organise your decision process, facilitate parent-to-school communications and accept payments online.

Streamlined access to applicant data

Using dynamic filters, checklists, and tags, you can filter and find students who meet a particular qualification in seconds. 

Sophisticated, Real-Time Reporting

Track trends, monitor enrolment and create custom reports in an easy-to-use interface.

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Increase Enquiry Traffic with a Responsive Applicant Experience

Because, on average, more than 50% of website traffic comes from mobile devices, Finalsite Apply's applicant interface is responsive — meaning families can easily take the next step in the application process from any device.

Apply's applicant dashboard is also responsive, which allows families to submit invoice payments, view and send new messages, schedule tours, and complete any tasks needed at their convenience.

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Stay Up-To-Date With A Robust Admin Dashboard

Responsive, organised and intuitive, Apply's Admin Dashboard gives admissions staff a quick overview of what's on their plate including:

  • to-do items and tasks
  • new messages
  • new enquiries and applicants
  • recent activity from co-workers and applicants
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Divvy Up the Workload with Task Lists

Apply's organised tasks lists are the foundation for an improved workflow for your office. Assign work, check off what's been completed, and see where you can help out in a simple, streamlined and color-coordinated panel right on the admin dashboard.

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Schedule Tours and Interviews Online

Simple scheduling of tours and interviews keeps your team and prospective families organised.  The Tours and Interview Calendar lets you:

  • Sync with iCal—great for teams on the go
  • View your schedule at a glance with a color-coded key

And, since families can schedule their own tours, you'll reduce the time you and your staff spend on the phone.

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Create a Digital Decision Notification

No more snail mail or expensive international shipping! FinalsiteApply gives applicants instant notification of their admissions decision and saves you thousands in mailing costs—not to mention all that time spent printing labels and stuffing envelopes.

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Send Safe, Personalised or Bulk Messages

Private messaging with applicants, families, and your admissions staff increases efficiency in a secure space. The best part? There's a record of all communications with families and applicants that all admissions staff can see, reducing errors and eliminating duplication of effort. 

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Stay On Task With Organised Checklists

Checklists keep you and your school's applicants on task. The Application Checklist lets families see where they stand with an easy-to-follow list of what they've completed and what's left to do before their application package is ready for submission.

For admissions staff, a self-populated checklist in the Dashboard keeps important tasks organised. 

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Simplify Enrolment and Re-Enrolment

By taking the process paperless, Finalsite Apply streamlines the workflow of enroling new students and rolling over returning students from year to year. For parents, this means no more filling out paper enrolment forms or mailing in checks; for admissions staff, the paperless workflow reduces processing time, errors, and allows for a quick view of enrolment status.

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Create Real-Time Reports and Review Analytics

Building and running reports of all kinds is greatly simplified with Apply's reporting and analytics features.

Admissions staff can:

  • create custom reports for internal use
  • build reports for external reporting
  • monitor enrolment
  • track trends with robust analytics
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Populate Data in Finalsite's Constituent Manager

For Finalsite clients, data from applicants and their families can easily be populated populated in Finalsite's Constituent Manager, allowing for:

  • creation of emails in eNotify
  • custom applicant Portals
  • clean, organised data