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:

The key to Centennial College’s five-year strategic plan is to address the changing world of work and the different challenges facing our students and our communities. Through a culture of evidence-based decision making, our main goals are to enhance student recruitment and retention, student experience, support for students in developing essential employability skills, and to deepen our relationship with industry partners.

As we embark on this exciting journey, we sought Hanover’s expertise to provide the insights and evidence we need to make strategic decisions that reinforce Centennial as a progressive and inclusive learning institution centered on the student. We are impressed with Hanover's ability to conduct in-depth custom research across a broad range of topics. Having an independent market research company like Hanover adds rigour and objectivity to our decision-making process; we look forward to working with Hanover to help support the execution of our strategic plan.

Taylan Tatli, Associate Vice President, Research and Corporate Planning

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

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