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CollegeNET, Inc. is a Portland, Oregon-based American developer of web technology for higher education and non-profit institutions[1][2]

CollegeNET provides software as a service (SaaS) applications to improve efficiency, save money, and reduce paper associated with various administrative functions, including online admissions and application evaluation,[3] contact relationship management, course and event scheduling,[4][5] space and resource management, faculty and course evaluation, accounts payable management, and commencement.[6] Over 1,300 colleges, universities and non-profits including Stanford University, Princeton University, University of Michigan, University of Oregon, University of Washington and Oregon State University now use the web-based administrative services provided and hosted by CollegeNET[7]

CollegeNET also operates Mach 25,[8][9][10] a scholarship search engine, and, a social networking forum which awards weekly scholarships and quarterly grand prize scholarships totaling up to $100,000. The scholarship elections are based on a unique voting process and points earned for participation.[11][12][13]


CollegeNET, Inc. was founded as Universal Algorithms, Inc. in 1977. The company changed its name in May 1999.[14]

CollegeNET has been awarded several patents for its web-based forms technology.

Company facts[edit]

Type: Private
Founded: 1977
CEO & President: Jim Wolfston
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon, USA


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  2. ^ Schaffhauser, Dian (2009-07-27). "James Madison U Automates Admissions Notifications". Campus Technology. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  3. ^ Chong, Joanne (2008-12-11). "Evaluations now digital". Daily Princetonian. Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
  4. ^ Williams, Christina (2010-07-29). "CollegeNET helps schools reach sustainability goals". Sustainable Business Oregon. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  5. ^ Sullivan, Tom (2008-01-01). "XML Data Integration – Lowering the Bar". InfoWorld. Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
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  7. ^ Mitra, Sramana (2009-02-02). "Deal Radar 2009: CollegeNET". Sramana Mitra. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  8. ^ Fugate (Scholarship America), Janine (2011-01-20). "Compare 5 Top Scholarship Search Engines". US News and World Report. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  9. ^ Rye, David (2008). "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Financial Aid for College". Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
  10. ^ Davis, Kristin (July 2000). "Corporations Give Away Millions in Merit Scholarships". Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
  11. ^ Pereez, Sarah (2009-06-18). "Participate in Social Media, Get Money for College". ReadWriteWeb. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  12. ^ Peterson, Deb (n.d.). "CollegeNET - Peer Voted Scholarships". Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
  13. ^ Ferguson, JG (2007). "What Can I Do Now". Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
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