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Higher Education

Aligning Education With Outcomes That Matter

Gallup gathers powerful measures of a successful undergraduate experience and gauges graduates' long-term outcomes. Empower your graduates to move on to meaningful careers and lives. Champion your institution's mission and purpose by examining the issues that matter most.

Our Approach

Focus on key institutional priorities powered by Gallup research, analytics and advice.

Gallup Higher Education supports institutions by collecting data on strategic priorities and plans, by communicating insights to generate buy-in with key stakeholders, and by using research and best practices to foster powerful and effective changes.

Various factors are forcing change across the higher education landscape in the U.S. Gallup research focuses on the critical outcomes to illustrate a successful and engaged student experience -- one that leads to positive lifelong outcomes.

Through rigorous analytics and advice, Gallup Higher Education can help you:

Differentiate Your Campus

Demonstrate the enduring power of the undergraduate experience at your institution by sharing your graduates' positive and meaningful long-term outcomes.

Curate a Successful Student Experience

Discover the experiences that can lead to undergraduate engagement and lifelong success and well-being for all of your students.

Understand Campus Climate

Examine important outcomes, relevant topics and populations of interest to create a thriving campus culture that empowers all students to succeed.

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Develop Engaged and Thriving Students on Campus and Beyond

Join the more than 600 institutions that are preparing students for great jobs and great lives using the CliftonStrengths for Students online assessment (formerly StrengthsQuest).

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Success Stories

See the real power of key insights and proven results.

Higher Education Solutions

Improve institutional outcomes and indicators.

Gallup goes beyond basic measures of retention, graduation and employment to assess the undergraduate experience and campus climate. We focus on the outcomes that matter most to establishing and supporting a healthy and engaged campus culture.

We give policymakers and university leaders the analytics, advice and strategies they need to navigate the uncharted course of higher education's challenging environment. Our solutions inspire great jobs and great lives for students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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Featured Insights

Set a better benchmark for institutional success.

With powerful pressures disrupting U.S. higher education and some institutions' very existence hanging in the balance, Gallup is leading a timely national conversation. Prominent campuses are harnessing the power of Gallup analytics and advice to shape their institutional strategy, brand and student experience. Gallup collects and analyzes perspectives from critical stakeholders, from institutional leadership -- including presidents, provosts and chief brand officers -- to employers, students and Americans in general. Review our ever-growing research agenda to discover the boundless opportunities, and spark change in your institution.

Our Experts

Aim at the right target, and focus on the right solutions.

Gallup's leading authorities in higher education have expertise and training in quantitative research and qualitative interviewing. Our team insists on doing things right and strives to remain one of the few independent voices in the industry. Gallup's thought leaders, scientists and data researchers can help you create the path for your institution's continued success.

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Jon Clifton

Global Managing Partner
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Brandon Busteed

Senior Partner & Global Head, Public Sector
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Helen Stubbs

Senior Consultant and Subject-Matter Expert, Higher Education
Katie Lyon

Katie Lyon

Director, Strengths in Education
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Tom Matson

Senior Executive Leadership Strategist

Inspire student and university success.

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