Who is Edu Alliance

Edu Alliance is a boutique and unique higher education consulting firm with offices in the United States and the United Arab Emirates. The Edu Alliance team has assisted over 30 higher education institutions on a variety of projects.  We specialize in promoting your university brand. All our consultants have held senior positions in higher education throughout the world. Our mission is to assist universities, colleges, and educational institutions in developing capacity and enhancing their effectiveness. We assist in enhancing the school’s strength and reputation to potential students and stakeholders worldwide. Our clients include universities in North America,  The Middle East, Africa, Central, and Southeast Asia. Founded in 2014 by Dean Hoke and Dr. Senthil Nathan, Please visit us on LinkedIn or contact a member of our team at info@edualliancegroup.com. We provide the following services.


Edu Alliance was founded in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, in October 2014 provides higher-education consulting support worldwide.  We are experts in higher education solutions ranging from branch campuses, online learning, academic partnership, and institutional strategy. International students and partnerships are critical for all universities. Edu Alliance has a unique understanding of higher education worldwide. We know what’s happening in the global higher education market ranging from branch campuses, student recruitment, academic partnership, and student exchanges. Our insights help you hone in on the market that gives you your best chance of success.




Strategic Planning – Higher education leaders worldwide currently face tough decisions about the future of their institutions. Edu Alliance was founded by higher education practitioners, and we understand every academic institution needs a grounded and realistically executable plan. Edu Alliance has helped institutions worldwide develop and implement strategically aligned plans to expand their footprint and influence. We help you get on the right road faster. Edu Alliance conducts strategic planning to improve student recruitment international and domestic, enhance brand visibility and reputation as well as developing productive partnerships.





Online Learning Evaluation and Training – Prior to the Pandemic, The National Center for Education Statistics reports that 32% of US higher education students have taken an online course for credit. That is a 15% increase in 4 years, while US enrollment overall has decreased 7%. Online learning is growing has exploded in the past 18 months and will continue to do so. The quality/design of courses, delivery, marketing, and retention is rapidly changing. Our team is here to help you grow, improve, quality, and assist your online program in being a success. Edu Alliance provides extensive expertise in the field of online learning. We can assist in your assessment of current and future programs, including budgeting, surveys, and implementation, to make the best decisions.




Market Intelligence and Enhancing Your Reputation – Edu Alliance will gather intelligence on the marketplace, creating for your organization an understanding of the need and future prospects of academic programs uncovering new market opportunities. This includes market studies of your institution and competition, evaluation of the market potential for on-campus and distance learning programs, student awareness, and expansion of branch campuses. We provide an independent unbiased professional review and support services. We conduct reviews for institutions, academic programs, student affairs divisions, programs, and services, external programs, and other departments. This includes market evaluations to determine potential enrollment, perceived reputation, and potential partnerships.