Colleges & University
More than 3,500 higher education institutions use Turnitin, including 69 percent of the top 100 colleges and
universities in the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges list.
We want to graduate students who have good ethics and are well prepared to go into the world. Turnitin is a resource that helps us achieve that goal.
Instructor, Health Sciences
Professor and Interim Associate Dean
Instructor, English Dept.
Evidence of Effectiveness
48% Decrease in Unoriginal Content
A statistical analysis of U.S. higher education institutions using
Turnitin over a 7-year period indicates how regular use dramatically reduces incidents of unoriginal student work
33,860,285 submissions from 917 higher education accounts.
Faster, Better Feedback
Instructors indicate that Turnitin allows them to give better feedback in less time,
culminating in higher levels of student engagement.
Improvement in Feedback Quality
Time Saved Grading
Increase in Student Engagement
Shift Perceptions of Plagiarism in a Digital Age
With changing student perceptions of what constitutes plagiarism, it is challenging to combat plagiarism in today’s digital age. Instructors at Kentucky Wesleyan College use Turnitin to teach the meaning of “originality” and proper academic writing.
Grading & Feedback
Improve Teaching and Learning
Faculty at Drexel University continue to tap the power of instructional technology with Turnitin, which allows instructors to enhance learning, better manage writing assignments, improve workflow efficiencies, and streamline the grading process. Read More
Incorporate an Instructional Support Tool
At Eastern Michigan University, teachers use Turnitin as an efficient and paperless instructional support system that speeds up the feedback process with comprehensive originality checking capabilities and online grading. Read More
Provide Targeted Instruction for the Underprepared
At Citrus College, instructors use Turnitin to provide targeted instruction and in-depth feedback to close the preparation gap that exists for many of their students. Read More
Address Plagiarism in a Virtual Environment
Instructors at Coastline Community College use Turnitin to help students develop their writing voices and to teach them proper citation methods, especially in the context of distance learning courses. Read More
Manage Online Courses & Uphold Academic Integrity
At Florida International University, instructors use Turnitin as a tool to emphasize the importance of writing originally and learning proper citation practices. Turnitin doubles as an effective online classroom management system with discussions, calendars, assignments, and graded papers that all live online. Read More
Broaden an Institutional Plagiarism Policy
To address plagiarism, teachers incorporate Turnitin into a larger plan at Lindenwood University that involves a writing placement program, the development of a strict plagiarism policy, and a mandate to pass a writing test to graduate. Read More
Improving Writing Skills
Develop Overall Writing Skills
At the University of Evansville, teachers use Turnitin to prepare students for the future by facilitating the writing feedback process, increasing student awareness of plagiarism, and targeting instruction to areas where students are struggling. Read More
Engage Students with Online Peer Review
At Collin College, Turnitin allows instructors to accommodate diverse learning needs with a digital peer review platform. Instructors can easily facilitate peer feedback and discussion—and side-step the burden of physical papers—while developing students’ critical thinking and writing skills. Read More
Focus on Feedback
With Turnitin, instructors at Great Falls College Montana State University spend less time on tedious, administrative tasks, and more time giving extensive feedback on plagiarism and citation practices in a paperless environment. Read More
Use Turnitin to Boost Student Engagement
In the midst of today’s instantaneous and accessible online culture, instructors at San Diego State University are challenged to engage students in the feedback process. Instructors use Turnitin to improve student engagement as they front-load online feedback into rough drafts as opposed to focusing on the final draft in a more traditional, grade-based approach. Read More