Inspire student admissions and enrollment outcomes

Support your school's future students

Use the power of Behavioral Intelligence to send your prospective and incoming students timely reminders, personalized responses, and empathetic check-in messages that are proven to improve your admissions and enrollment outcomes.

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Recruiting

Make real connections with prospective students

Building meaningful relationships with prospective students helps set your institution apart from the competition. Mainstay makes it easy for you to engage prospective students by delivering information that’s tailored specifically to their unique stage of the journey.

By delivering the information and support students need to advance through the admissions process, you’ll distinguish your institution from the rest — right from the beginning of their college search.

Personalized guidance

Nudge students toward their goals

Applying to colleges can be complicated and confusing for students. Many have never experienced anything like it before, and may need a hand navigating the admissions process.

Mainstay’s behaviorally intelligent chatbots help guide students through complicated tasks that require attention and responsiveness. Nudge them with timely, personalized reminders to submit their FAFSA, apply for scholarships, and complete important paperwork — so a missed deadline never stands between them and their future.

3.3% increase in enrollment

Georgia State University

7.4% increase in summer enrollment

Ocean County College

Boost enrollment

Achieve amazing admissions outcomes

By providing students with early support and responsive communication during the admissions process, you can achieve higher overall enrollment rates. Empathetic and timely text nudges are proven to increase completion of important tasks like applying for financial aid, making housing selections, and attending orientation.

Mainstay delivers proven results that are backed by rigorous randomized controlled trials, partnerships with behavioral science research organizations, and continual feedback from our higher education partners.

Beat summer melt

Keep students on track to enroll

Mainstay’s behaviorally intelligent chatbots are proven to reduce summer melt by providing students with the right information at the right time.

Text messaging is one of the most effective ways to keep students engaged throughout the summer months. That’s because they check their phones more than 150 times per day on average — and 98% of them read every single text they receive.

32% decrease in summer melt

University of Wyoming

21% reduction in summer melt

Georgia State University

5M people reached and counting

200M timely, relevant messages sent

Engagement at-scale

Turn insights into engagement

Mainstay’s AI knowledge base for admissions and enrollment spans a robust range of topics, and it has learned how to provide the best response through millions of real student interactions.

Your behaviorally intelligent chatbot empowers you to actively listen to your students at scale. Understanding your students’ needs and challenges is the key to delivering support that is personalized, relevant, and timely, so you can keep students engaged throughout their entire journey.

Customized solutions for powerful engagement

Mainstay makes it easy to personalize your plan with everything you need — and nothing you don’t.

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Examine these helpful resources about engagement strategy, student and employee impact, and Behavioral Intelligence trends.