Facts and Figures, 2018-19

The Neag School of Education stands out as a major contributor to instructional and research excellence at the University of Connecticut, one of the nation’s leading public higher education institutions. With academic departments dedicated to educational leadership, educational psychology, and curriculum and instruction, the Neag School offers programs in such areas as school psychology; sport management; higher education and student affairs; counseling; and teacher and administrator preparation.

The Neag School is ranked No. 16*
among public graduate schools of education in the nation.

View of Gentry Building in Autumn

The Neag School offers 23 degree programs,
including 5 specialty programs ranked in the top 25 nationally*:

No. 16

Special Education

No. 19

Elementary Education

No. 19

Educational Administration

No. 19

Educational Psychology

No. 22

Secondary Education

 

329 undergrad students
+
866 grad students =

1,195 total students

 

The Neag School provided approximately

$840,000
in financial support

to 351 undergraduate and graduate students
from 2018 to 2019

 

Current Neag School students come from

41 states/territories and 25 countries

 

$34.7M Neag School endowment value

140

bachelor’s degrees awarded

447

graduate degrees and
certificates awarded

24,000

alumni worldwide

Neag School Mission

The Neag School’s mission is to improve educational and social systems to be more effective, equitable, and just for all. We develop educators, professionals, and scholars; conduct rigorous and relevant research; and engage in reciprocal and responsible partnerships with students, practitioners, policymakers, and community members in Connecticut and around the world.

Neag School Research

More than $16M
in new research grants

21
new grant awards

Neag School Faculty

86

faculty, including

4 endowed chairs and

3 named professors

27

faculty serving on

20

editorial boards of academic journals

349

faculty presentations and

164

faculty publications

More than

380

Neag School media mentions across

200+

outlets worldwide

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* According to U.S. News & World Report, 2020 Best Education School Rankings

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