About Ruffalo Noel Levitz

Technology-enabled services, software, and consulting for higher education enrollment management and fundraising
Ruffalo Noel Levitz is distinguished by its powerful array of technology-enabled enrollment and fundraising services that have been used by more than 3,000 colleges and universities and numerous nonprofit clients worldwide. 

CAPABILITIES: Full spectrum of research, data, analytics, and assessments

We help clients identify, reach, and connect with their key markets and constituents at pivotal moments—from admission and financial aid to student success, alumni engagement, and fundraising.

  • Enrollment services: We offer innovative solutions for recruitment, search, multi-channel marketing, web strategy, and financial aid, with a focus on helping organizations achieve their missions.
  • Student success services: We help our campus clients accomplish their goals for access, diversity, student preparedness, persistence, retention, and college completion/graduation.
  • Fundraising services: We help to connect institutions and nonprofit organizations with loyal groups of alumni, donors, members, future alumni, and other constituents for fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship purposes.
  • Organization-wide solutions: We help to find synergies and develop cross-divisional collaborations for campuses and nonprofit organizations, offering research-based strategies that ensure every initiative is based on solid evidence.

UNDERSTANDING: We know the issues you face

Our 100+ member consulting team provides unparalleled experience and data, innovative strategies, and industry-leading research that help organizations meet their objectives and thrive. The result is more of the right individuals engaged with the right organizations – and a sound financial foundation – to pursue great outcomes together.

Accomplish your goals with strategic approaches that are grounded in data

Success in today’s environment is all about adapting to change. When you do, you have the power to not just meet your goals, but to turn your challenges into opportunities.

By working with us, you’ll not only tap into unparalleled data and experience, you’ll also be able to anticipate trends and increase the return on investment from your operating budget. Throughout our history, we have continued to build innovative solutions to meet the evolving challenges facing the organizations we serve.

Read 5 reasons why organizations choose us.

Get to know us

History of Ruffalo Noel Levitz
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Resource depth

In addition to the services we offer through Ruffalo Noel Levitz, we offer specific solutions via our several divisions:




Strategic alliances

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What's happening with Ruffalo Noel Levitz, our clients, and the larger world of higher education and nonprofit management? Find out now:

  • Upcoming events: Attend our events and webinars for the latest strategies as well as professional development opportunities.
  • News releases: read our latest releases for higher education media.
  • Papers and research: read the latest trend reports and white papers on key topics in enrollment and fundraising management.
  • Career openings: become a member of our team.



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