Higher Education

Run a high-performing and adaptive institution

Comprehensive solutions and actionable insights to tackle pressing Higher Education challenges.

Our insights help institutions strengthen their academic portfolio, maximize enrollment and retention, manage costs, improve brand perception, and engage alumni

Enrollment Management

Optimize your entire enrollment funnel from enhancing prospective student recruitment to maximizing applicants and matriculants.

Reports & Briefs
Enrollments represent a significant revenue source for all higher education institutions, but enrollments have been in decline for eight years. With the COVID-19 pandemic…

Academic Programming

Build a standout academic program portfolio based on student preference and employer demand.

Student Success

Increase retention and maximize student engagement from start date to graduation.

Reports & Briefs
With the average graduation rate hovering below 60%, higher education leaders are placing a greater emphasis on retention and optimizing the student experience by…

Operations & Finance

Comprehensive insights to run an efficient, financially sustainable institution.

Advancement

Identify right-fit donors and maximize giving from your key stakeholders.

Marketing

Understand your institution’s value proposition—and communicate it through messaging that resonates.

Grants

Targeted guidance to bolster the quality, volume, and success rates of your grant applications.

Higher Education Clients

Your dedicated advisor evaluates your challenges and develops a tailored action plan

We then harness the multi-methodological expertise of our 200+ analysts to provide you with comprehensive analysis of and recommendations for addressing your challenges.

Data Analysis

Sophisticated modelling to optimize the enrollment funnel, micro-target recruitment, and evaluate attrition risk.

Surveys

Gather feedback on campus climate, program preferences, enrollment factors, and more using best-in-class design and analysis.

Qualitative Research

Understand student, faculty, and staff thoughts, feelings, opinions, and perceptions with focus groups and in-depth interviews.

Strategic Advising

Leverage our advisory capabilities to build strategic plans and accelerate execution of strategic initiatives.

Benchmarking & Best Practices

Set standards with practitioner-sourced best practices spanning program offerings, pricing, marketing strategies, and more.

Accelerate institutional success initiatives

Case Studies

Webinars

How has COVID-19 impacted institutions’ giving programs—and how will this affect long-term individual giving? To answer these questions, Hanover presents results from pre- and…

Reports & Briefs

Higher Education
Enrollments represent a significant revenue source for all higher education institutions, but enrollments have been in decline for eight years. With the COVID-19 pandemic…
Higher Education
With the average graduation rate hovering below 60%, higher education leaders are placing a greater emphasis on retention and optimizing the student experience by…

Make decisions with confidence, not guesswork

Hanover Research provides high quality, custom research and analytics through a cost-effective model that helps clients in the corporate, education, and healthcare sectors make informed decisions, identify and seize opportunities, and heighten their effectiveness.

Flexible

Ongoing Research Agenda Adapts with Your Organization’s Needs

Expert

200+ Analysts with Advanced Research Expertise

Efficient

Annual, Fixed-Fee Model Delivers Shared Costs and Benefits

Dedicated

Exclusive Account and Research Teams Ensure Strategic Partnership