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 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

  • 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.
  • 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 -a-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 Review & 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:

Increasingly, leadership and faculty members in institutions of higher education are seeking thoroughly vetted evidence and meticulously executed research when it comes to making decisions about investments in critical initiatives, such as launching a new undergraduate degree or a new online professional master’s program. These initiatives often entail significant investments on the part of academic units in terms of faculty and staff time, as well as development, marketing, and recruitment funds. Thus, we find ourselves looking for a trusted partner who can deliver these sorts of research projects as needed; a partner who can work at arm’s length, not having a vested interest in the respective initiatives launching or otherwise; and a partner who is available on demand and ready to engage in a wide variety of these and similar projects on our behalf. At the UNC School of Education, we believe we found in Hanover this very partner, and we look forward to launching into a number of research projects with them that will inform decisions that are critical for the future of our school.

- Dr. Fouad Abd-El-Khalick, Dean and Professor

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

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