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.
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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.
Develop Engaged and Thriving Students on Campus and Beyond
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See the real power of key insights and proven results.
A Private Northeastern University Assesses Success of its Work-Oriented Education
- Challenge: An R3 university in the Northeast that is committed to providing engaging learning experiences and positive workforce outcomes wanted to measure how it was delivering on its mission.
- Approach: Gallup partnered with the institution to understand short- and long-term alumni outcomes including workplace engagement and well-being. Initial results were promising, pointing to specific undergraduate experiences that aligned with positive long-term outcomes. These were identified as important tracking measures for currently enrolled students.
- Impact: Gallup's analytics and advice helped the institution better understand and market its value proposition to students and sparked a transformation of its overall strategic plan, institutional mission and vision statements. Gallup's research on graduate outcomes identified key watch areas that now provide the foundation for these documents and guide efforts by campus stakeholders at all levels to enhance student experiences and, in turn, graduate outcomes. With the help of Gallup analytics, the institution has repositioned itself as a leader in the space of student-oriented strategic planning.
CliftonStrengths Build Positive Leadership Skills at Michigan Ross School of Business
- Challenge: Maximize the opportunity for every student to learn and develop their strengths, to be engaged with school, and to have a thriving life now and in the future.
- Approach: Michigan Ross School of Business partnered with Gallup to survey sophomores and juniors to learn more about the impact of a focus on positive leadership development and to better understand students' experiences at the university.
- Impact: The results of the Gallup College Student Survey clearly showed the power of a strengths focus. Students at Michigan Ross who report having a strong understanding of their strengths are more engaged with school, hopeful for the future and thriving in life.
Discover the power of strengths in action.
"Strengths gave me the power and the efficacy to see myself exercise leadership in powerful ways. The magic behind strengths at Kansas State University is really because -- has really been driven by our student energy, taking their strengths and then applying their strengths to their living learning communities, student organizations, student government -- and so then it's really impacted and touched all campuses or all departments across the campus."
-- Mike Finnegan, Assistant Professor, Staley School of Leadership Studies, Kansas State UniversityLearn More
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.
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.
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.