What makes a good university website? When you consider that most college websites exist for similar functions and goals, trends and patterns start to emerge. We've used our experience auditing, building, and analyzing websites to provide these 5 Pillars of Effective College Websites.
For many Universities their website is primarily seen as recruitment tool which should actively attract prospective students, support them as they gather information, and ultimately lead them to complete an application. However, the experience that many Universities have in place seems to be frustrating their audience rather than engaging them.
I often get asked by potential higher-ed clients, "what makes a good college website?" There are a few different criteria we used to judge the sites listed here, but in general, the most successful colleges are focused on building a great experience for their students online with rich, accessible program content and clear calls to action.
If you're considering a website redesign and want to build a website that is sure to engage your audience here are some examples that are sure to help inform some of your features.
Trying to find Drupal web design inspiration can be a chore. When you narrow that down to specific industries and markets it can be even more time consuming. We want to free you up to do more important work.