Our Higher Education Solutions tackle the academic and administrative challenges facing every department at your institution – amplifying your individual efforts with our comprehensive capabilities. Our partners include higher education institutions of all varieties: from large to small, public and private, two-year, four-year, professional, graduate, and for-profit schools. With our creative solutions and multi-methodological approaches, our dedicated analysts can diagnose your needs and develop a customized research agenda tailored to you.

Research Solutions

Hanover’s Research Solution provide key insights across both academic and administrative areas.

Academic Solutions

  • Enrollment Management – Target the optimal pool of students and maximize application and acceptance rates.
  • Academic Program Development – Strengthen your academic portfolio through market analysis of existing and potential new programs.
  • Student Experience – Understand factors beyond core academics that impact your students’ chances of success.

Administrative Solutions

  • Operations & Finance – Increase revenue and dynamically evaluate costs to run an efficient, financially viable, and growth-oriented institution.
  • Advancement – Highlight your institutional impact with donors and alumni.
  • Higher Education Marketing – Reach the right audience at the right time with the right message.

Grants Solutions

Hanover’s Grants Solutions support your grantwriting needs from a-la-carte support to full proposal development.

  • Grantseeking Capacity – Expand your organizational capacity to pursue grant funding.
  • Funding Research – Spot grant opportunities aligned to your funding needs.
  • Pre-Proposal Support – Develop competitive project concepts prior to submission.
  • Proposal Support – Ensure robust proposal submissions.
  • Proposal Development – Engage full proposal development support.


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A Word from One of Our Higher Education Clients:

Our college was seeking assistance to better understand our general strengths and weaknesses, niche, and our position on various metrics as compared to our peers. We saw Hanover Research as a diverse team with a depth of expertise in higher education market research that could help us leverage our strengths, develop strategies to address our weaknesses, and produce actionable intelligence to expand our mission. We were impressed with the quality and comprehensiveness of example reports provided, the professionalism of the personnel we interacted with, and the range and flexibility in services that could be provided.

In partnership with Hanover, our college hopes to better understand our market niche, identify means to reach that niche, and develop strategies to increase our competitiveness among our peers. The results of our work with Hanover will help us better understand our market position, which then allows us to strategize to improve our position, attract more talented students and faculty, and improve our impact on the community and local economy.

Utah State University – College of Education and Human Sciences

Dr. Jamison Fargo, Associate Dean for Research

Whatever your goals, Hanover will partner with you to create a custom approach to support your needs.

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