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Unigo is an online business matching students with colleges, scholarships, internships, student loans, majors and careers. According to USA Today, “millions of students use Unigo to assist in their college search.”[1] Education publisher McGraw-Hill wrote “Unigo is the largest and most authoritative library of college reviews on the internet.”[2]

FoundedSeptember 2008
HeadquartersNew York, Portland, Florida
Founder(s)Jordan Goldman (CEO from 2008 - 2014)

In 2014, the firm was acquired by EDPlus Holdings, LLC.[3] In July 2016, EDPlus Holdings, along with, to EducationDynamics. [4]


ServicesEdit includes 650,000 college reviews, 3.6 million scholarships, 90,000 internships and 3.3 million study materials,[5] as well as a marketplace of 20,000 academic tutors, professional college counselors and online courses.[6] The site has 2 million registered users and receives 14 million unique visitors per year.[7]

At,[8] the firm provides enrollment and market research services to more than 50 colleges and universities. Unigo also owns and operates Cinergy Education, a firm providing n higher education marketing services.[9] The firm also owns and operates PrepTalk[10] and UnigoConnec, t[11] that license technology to colleges for recruitment, student retention and alumni networking.

Unigo owns the student loan marketplace[12] and provides student loan information for[13] Unigo Student Funding partners with colleges to originate and service student loans.[14]

Media PartnershipsEdit

Unigo provides college information for many mainstream media brands including U.S. News & World Report,[15] ABC News,[16] Money Magazine[17] and The Huffington Post.[18] Thefirm co-founded the brand WSJ On Campus with The Wall Street Journal[19] and created the 152-page print title "The USA Today / Unigo College Guide" with USA Today.[20] The firm also created high schools curriculum and tutoring services with McGraw-Hill Education.the country.[21]


Unigo’s investors include The Wall Street Journal,[19] McGraw-Hill Ventures[22] and Aequitas Capital.[23] The company has been awarded education grants by Facebook, The Gates Foundation and The NYC Board of Education.[24] It has received recognitions from The Webby Awards,[25] the Association of Educational Publishers, the Viacom Foundation and The White House.[26] Unigo reaches more than 50% of all college-bound students and provides services to approximately 9 million consumers each year.[23]


  1. ^ "USA Today College Guide". USA Today. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  2. ^ " Attracts $1.6 Million in Institutional Capital". PRNewswire. September 15, 2011.
  3. ^ LLC, EDPlus Holdings,. "EDPlus Holdings Acquires Unigo and Offers the Most Comprehensive Platform to Prepare Students for College and Beyond". Retrieved 2017-02-17.
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  5. ^ "Unigo". Unigo. July 17, 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Unigo launches the Quickbooks of college admissions". Wired. January 11, 2012. Archived from the original on December 22, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. ^ "Unigo: The Only Resource You Will Need for College Applications". American Airlines In-Flight Magazine - Hemispheres. April 1, 2012.
  8. ^ "". Unigo. July 17, 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Unigo Group Acquiring The Assets Of Cinergy Education To Further Elevate Students' Return On Education". PR Newswire. September 3, 2014.
  10. ^ "Unigo Group Acquires PrepTalk". Dow Jones Newswire. April 8, 2015.
  11. ^ "Unigo Connect". Unigo. July 17, 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  12. ^ "estudentloan". Unigo. July 17, 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  13. ^ "New Partnership Simplifies Student Loan Process with One-Stop Shopping". Reuters. March 19, 2015.
  14. ^ "Unigo Group Launches Private Lending Initiative". Retrieved August 30, 2015.
  15. ^ "Unigo". Inc. Magazine. July 27, 2011.
  16. ^ "College Students Credit Cards Viewer Advice Financial Tips Jordan Goldman". ABC News. September 9, 2011.
  17. ^ "Unigo Partners with MONEY Magazine to Launch MONEY College Planner". MarketWatch. July 21, 2013.
  18. ^ "A College Guide for the Social Media Buff". Huffington Post. September 14, 2010.
  19. ^ a b "Wall Street Journal Launches WSJ On Campus with Unigo". TheGlobeNewswire. October 26, 2009.
  20. ^ "USA Today / Unigo College Guide". USA Today. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  21. ^ "Unigo and McGraw-Hill Announce Strategic Partnership to Create Curriculum on College and Career Readiness". PR Newswire. September 28, 2013.
  22. ^ " Attracts $1.6 Million in Institutional Capital led by McGraw-Hill". PRNewswire. September 15, 2011.
  23. ^ a b "Thesis on Education". Retrieved August 30, 2015.
  24. ^ "The 17 Winners of the Facebook and Gates Foundation Education App Contest Are Making College Easier". Techcrunch. January 29, 2013.
  25. ^ "Unigo Nominated for Webby Awards". Slideshare. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  26. ^ "Looking at Unigo". Slideshare. Retrieved 30 August 2015.

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