Higher Education

The motivation to educate is a more powerful force than rising costs or shrinking enrollment.

CliftonLarsonAllen helps improve business processes so you can build a long legacy of excellence in education.

Learn more about our approach and experience serving higher education institutions.

Private University With a Rich History Plans for the Future

St. John’s University in Minnesota has a long history working with CliftonLarsonAllen, and the school's leaders depend on CLA to help achieve their goals.  In this video, St. John's leaders talk about the institution’s rich history and their dreams for the university, their students, and a long legacy in education.

Higher Education: Five Ideas for Enhancing Transparency Through Better Communication With Third-Party Affiliates

School administrators and boards often sidestep funding obstacles via an affiliated third party. It’s a creative, expedient way to make things happen, but difficulties can arise down the road.

Navigate the State Income Tax Requirements for Higher Education Online Programs

As the number of private sector colleges and universities offering online programs grows, institutions need to understand their state tax compliance requirements for these programs.

Educational Institutions Need to Understand Foreign Student Tax Filings and Reporting

As the international student population at colleges and universities continues to grow, it becomes increasingly important for schools and foreign students to become familiar with special tax rules and other filing requirements.

10 Cost-Saving Strategies for Higher Education Institutions

Don Loberg discusses how to reduce costs without hurting your academic mission in an Education Executive magazine article.

Audit and assurance (including OMB Circular A-133 audits)

Adherence to regulatory guidelines is a key component to building trust.

Strategic and financial consulting
Improve business and financial processes while balancing mission, money, and accountability.
Safeguarding your technology assets is a business issue, not a technical issue.
Sourcing your audit can stabilize the audit process, manage costs, and drive business value.
Improve your financial operations and decision making ability without hiring additional staff.

Minimize your tax cost and take advantage of all available opportunities.

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