Data analytics and AI in education

Helping educational institutions better serve the needs of their students with the power of data

Data and AI are revolutionizing how schools, colleges and universities engage with their communities, progress critical research and provide personalized experiences that make it easier for students to learn. Databricks empowers organizations to solve some of their hardest problems by unifying data analytics and machine learning to unlock innovations in education.

Data and AI learning resources for students and educators are available through the Databricks University Alliance

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Leading educational institutions use
Databricks to drive innovations in learning

McGraw Hill


Delivering personalized learning
with ML

Western Governors University


Building a responsive campus
community with data and AI

Western Governors University


Improving student success 
data and AI

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Why Databricks for Education

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Create a holistic view of your students

Connect structured and unstructured data from across the campus to better understand the needs of your students with a single source of truth.

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Improve academic
outcomes with AI

Build powerful predictive analytics to optimize curriculums and personalize the learning experience for each and every student.

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Modernize IT to drive operational excellence

Harness the cloud to analyze large volumes of disparate data from administrative systems to improve staffing, enrollment, advancement and more.

Use cases

From optimizing fundraising and recruiting practices to developing personalized learning paths and boosting research innovations, Databricks helps schools, colleges and universities better serve their communities.

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Administration and operations

Automate administrative tasks and unlock new insights with a modern data architecture
Fundraising, advancement and endowment management
Recruiting and student success
Campus security and operations

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Personalized learning

Unlock the power of predictive analytics to deliver engaging, high-quality education
Tailored online learning experiences
Data-driven curriculum development
Identifying at-risk students

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University research

Advance novel medical discoveries with collaborative analytics at scale
Accelerate research and discovery
Automate grant application and fulfillment
Build research knowledge graphs

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