Altus Assessments announces name change to Acuity Insights

EdTech company rebrands to provide unique end-to-end platform for higher education

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2022 – We are pleased to announce that Altus Assessments will be rebranding under our new name, Acuity Insights.

Since 2014, Altus Assessments has been specializing in developing admissions assessment tools, including the situational judgment test (SJT) Casper, which is used by over 530 programs worldwide. In August 2021, Altus Assessments acquired One45, a MedEd software company, which provides medical schools the operational tools and end-to-end data analytics required to run better programs. The combination of experience and expertise between our teams gives us a unique end-to-end perspective on the challenges and opportunities faced by leadership and administration of higher education programs today. Given the current breadth of our solutions, we have decided to rename the company Acuity Insights to better reflect the connection of our exceptional team and robust platform of tools coming together.

Rich Emrich, CEO of Acuity Insights says, “We are on a mission to create a world served by exceptional professionals. We started by helping higher education academic programs assess social intelligence and professionalism skills, which in turn allows for a more holistic view of the applicant. We have now moved on to a full solution that helps programs graduate a more holistic professional, while in turn improving the program.”

Through creative collaboration, our team chose the company name Acuity Insights because it best represents the value we bring to all our partners as an organization. Acuity itself means “keenness of perception”, which is exactly what we offer to higher education programs through our end-to-end solution.

“Acuity Insights has evolved,” says Dr. Kelly Dore, Co-Founder and VP, Science and Innovation. “We’re not only providing the unique data points higher education institutions depend on, but equipping programs with a one-stop solution that connects disparate data in a powerful way. Programs can now combine program and learner data points holistically, which in turn supports learners from application to graduation, and leads to program improvements.”

About Acuity Insights

Acuity Insights is the leading provider of admissions assessment, program management, and analytics solutions for higher education. The company’s solutions help higher education institutions deliver on their mission holistically, considering the whole student, widening pathways into higher education, and ensuring both student and program success. Recognized as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 companies for 2021 and 2022, Acuity’s solutions are used by nearly 600 higher education programs worldwide. Its Casper situational judgment test (SJT), taken by more than 150,000 applicants every year, is the most widely used open-response SJT in higher education and is backed by almost 20 years of efficacy research. For more information, visit acuityinsights.com.

If you would like to speak more about our rebranding to Acuity Insights, please connect with our Media Contact Brianna Bell at bbell@acuityinsights.com.