Higher Education

No matter your institution's size or mission, our higher education professionals use their deep industry knowledge to help you address your institution's specific business challenges.

Together we’ll create opportunities 

From public and private colleges and universities to career schools, we know your motivation to educate is a more powerful force than rising costs or shrinking enrollment. We help improve business processes so you can build a long legacy of excellence in education.

We’re committed to addressing what matters most to you:

  • Meeting increasing costs, such as health care, aging buildings, and technology upgrades
  • Adapting to declining enrollment
  • Protecting against threats to data, privacy, and system security
  • Complying with financial reporting and regulatory requirements
  • Monitoring and mitigating risks
  • Preparing for succession of key personnel
  • Successfully competing for revenue
  • Finding opportunities to incorporate renewable energy initiatives 

Experience our client-focused approach

Our professionals understand higher education because we’ve been serving the industry for more than 50 years. Our CPAs and consultants are active members of national, state, and regional industry associations, including the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).

From small institutions to large universities, we can help your organization thrive by developing strategies rooted in sound business fundamentals. 

Services for higher education

Experience the CLA Promise