Create Efficient, Accurate and Transparent Budgets


Using tailored models and business logic designed for higher education, Axiom streamlines the budgeting process, making it more efficient across departments, functions, and schools. Engage in true enterprise planning with robust workflows, role-based security, and automated report production that can support centralized and decentralized models. Adoption is easy with template-based budget structure and standard report libraries.  

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Shorten the budget cycle and create planning models that are connected to internal and external drivers

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Salary and benefits planning that leverages HR data, driver assumptions and budgets

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Model tuition rates and fees and easily create scenarios that show the impact of changes

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Visibility into income and expenditures across a grant's life and the financial impact of installments on budgets and forecasts

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Develop Multi-Year Strategic Financial Plans

Strategy-based performance management software that helps universities and colleges assess the viability
of future financial plans and initiatives 



Long-Range Planning
Develop 5 to 10 year financial plans using models and scenarios to mix and match assumptions and initiatives. Deliver executive-level dashboards showing the impact of external factors against plans and commitments. 

Capital Planning
Create and evaluate multi-year capital projects and their impact on the balance sheet, cash flow, and statement of activities.

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Reporting & Analytics

With Axiom Software, higher education leaders can leverage streamlined reporting and analytics to enable actionable insight—without relying on manual data integration. Our reporting and dashboard solutions support a breadth of needs, from departmental variance analyses to board packages and everything in between.



Executive dashboards highlight trends, variances, and outliers


Create personalized reports
for analysis


Automate distribution of reports in a variety of formats


Integrate statements for ease of use in financial reporting

Kaufman Hall a Top 20 Innovator in EdTech


EdTech Top 20 Innovators in Tech Award


“[Kaufman Hall] combines in-depth higher education expertise with industry-leading technology and planning solutions to address the complex organizational needs of today’s institutions.” 

Adam Rubens, Managing Editor
Technology Innovators Magazine

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Join peer institutions from across the country
who rely on our performance solutions to plan for the future

Professional Services & Implementation

Meet a few of our 16 higher education focused team members

Axiom Software Higher Education Implementation Team

Realize the full value of your investment. We'll get you started with our proven methodology for success.

Our team of higher education consultants are former finance professionals at top-tier universities. They were hand-picked for their expertise in their role.

We’ll challenge your organization to think differently, but you won’t be alone. From implementation to go-live and beyond, our consultants will help you gain the most from your Axiom Software investment. With a 100% implementation success rate, you'll be set up for long-term success.


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Tech Specs


System Information
  • Cloud hosting on Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft® .NET interface that leverages Microsoft® Excel®
  • Full browser compatibility
Automated Data Integration

Includes a robust, highly configurable data connector that can be set up to connect to a variety of data sources in a matter of minutes - like Ellucian, Oracle, and Workday. You can select the frequency of automatic synchronization. Our open integration ensures that you can connect to virtually any data source for clean, trusted data.

Security & Compliance
  • Role-based security for complete control over how your data is accessed and shared
  • SSAE-16 SOC Type II (SOC2) audited by BDO USA, LLP according to AICPA standards
  • Microsoft’s Azure HIPAA Compliance framework, which includes a BAA Contract Addendum, as well as ISO 27001 audit controls