Hobsons establishes education partnerships and affiliations with leading third-party solution providers to maximize student success and institutional effectiveness. We also proactively engage in education discourse to drive thought leadership on the local, state, and national levels.

Education Partnerships

K-12 Partners

Common Application
The Common Application is a nonprofit organization that provides an online admission application that students may submit to nearly 500 member institutions. Hobsons and The Common Application work together to automate the delivery of all electronic forms for admission review.

College Summit
College Summit is a national nonprofit that offers curricula and technology to guide seniors step by step through the college admissions process as well as younger students through post-secondary planning. Hobsons and College Summit work together to integrate College Summit’s college-going curriculum with Naviance.

EDmin is a long-time leader in providing learning and accountability solutions for K-12 education. The company has provided instruction and data management systems for 20 years and now serves nearly five million users in all 50 states and the international market. Hobsons and EDmin work together to integrate EDmin’s Total Reader online reading assessment with Naviance to measure and improve a student’s reading level.

Human eSources
A developer of innovative, web-based services, Human eSources provides the Do What You Are® assessment, helping students identify their strengths and develop paths to their futures. Human eSources and Hobsons work together to integrate Human eSources’ career assessments with Naviance to help students reflect on who they are and what interests them before exploring career opportunities.

Parchment is the leading provider of academic credential solutions to schools and universities, allowing them to capture, transform, exchange, and manage education credentials, including transcripts and other student records. Hobsons and Parchment work together to enable clients to deliver electronic documents to more than 1,500 higher education institutions via Naviance, helping them improve efficiency and decrease costs.

The National Student Clearinghouse
The National Student Clearinghouse (a nonprofit formed in 1993) is the nation’s trusted source for education verification and student educational outcomes research. It provides educational reporting, verification, and research services to more than 3,300 higher education institutions, which represent 96 percent of all students in public and private US postsecondary institutions, and more than 3,600 high schools and districts. The National Student Clearinghouse and Hobsons collaborate to provide schools and districts with a robust way to track the college outcomes of their students.

Higher Ed Partners

Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
NAFSA promotes the exchange of students and scholars to and from the United States and provides professional education and training to strengthen international student programs and services. Hobsons and NAFSA work together in the development and delivery of technology solutions to offices responsible for international student recruitment.

Blackboard helps clients enrich all aspects of the education experience by engaging and assessing learners, making their daily lives more convenient and secure, and keeping them informed and aware. Hobsons collaborates with Blackboard on activities such as strategic market planning, lead generation, content delivery, prospect management, enrollment best practices, student services, course development, and overall program management to deliver technology and services throughout the entire student lifecycle.

Dell Boomi
Dell Boomi provides a Software-as-a-Service application integration platform that takes the cost and complexity out of integrating applications by allowing easy transfer of data between systems with no additional appliances. Hobsons’ customers can utilize the Dell Boomi toolset to integrate data between the Radius platform and on-campus Student Information Systems.

Educational Testing Service (ETS)
ETS advances quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers, and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests, and The Praxis Series assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. ETS and Hobsons work together to deliver the TOEFL Search Service and the GRE Search Service.

Experian Data Quality
Experian Data Quality is a global leader in providing data quality software and services. We help our clients to proactively manage the quality of their data through world class validation, matching, enrichment and profiling capabilities. With flexible SaaS and on-premise deployment models, Experian Data Quality software allows organizations around the world to truly connect with their customers by delivering intelligent interactions, every time.

Established in 1990 with offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, Experian Data Quality has more than 12,000 clients worldwide in retail, finance, education, insurance, government, healthcare and other sectors. 

A trusted partner, Noel-Levitz helps campuses and systems reach and exceed their goals for student recruitment, financial aid, student retention, and strategic enrollment management. Working with Hobsons, Noel-Levitz offers customized services, including market research, side-by-side plan development, communications support, website strategies, professional development opportunities, and assessment tools.

TurnItIn for Admissions
TurnItIn for Admissions is the leading provider of plagiarism detection services for university admissions offices. Hobsons and TurnItIn work together to help admissions professionals verify the authenticity of application materials within ApplyYourself so schools can make more informed decisions.

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA)
UPCEA is the leading association for colleges and universities engaged in professional, continuing, and online education.  Members rely on UPCEA for timely professional development opportunities, research and benchmarking information, professional networking, and public advocacy.  Hobsons and UPCEA work together to highlight best practices in the field and promote awareness of the needs of adult and non-traditional learners.

Education Affiliations

Hobsons American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers AffiliationsHobsons BeRecruited AffiliationsHobsons Boys and Girls Club of America Affiliations
Hobsons Colorado Council AffiliationsHobsons Council of Graduate Schools Affiliations

Hobsons IData AffiliationsHobsons Minnesota Association for College Admissions Counseling AffiliationsHobsons Metzgers AffiliationsHobsons Demand Engine Affiliations
Hobsons National Association for College Admission Counseling AffiliationsHobsons NOLIJ AffiliationsHobsons SallieMae Affiliations
Hobsons SIIA AffiliationsHobsons AffiliationsHobsons YMCA AffiliationsHobsons Starfish Retention Solutions Affiliations

ETS, GRE, and TOEFL are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS) in the US and other countries and used under license by Hobsons.

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