Facts and Figures, 2019-20

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. 18*
among public graduate schools of education in the nation.

View of Gentry Building in Autumn

The Neag School offers 22 degree programs,
including 2 specialty programs ranked in the top 25 nationally*:

No. 12

Special Education

No. 25

Elementary Teacher Education

 

335 undergrad students
+
754 grad students =

1,089 total students

 

The Neag School provided nearly

$900,000
in financial support

to 320 undergraduate and graduate students
from 2019 to 2020

 

Current Neag School students come from

43 states/territories and 23 countries

 

$35.4M Neag School endowment value

175

bachelor’s degrees awarded

409

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

Nearly $17M
in new research grants

19
new grant awards

Neag School Faculty

77

faculty, including

2 endowed chairs and

4 named professors

19

faculty serving on

18

editorial boards of academic journals

255

faculty presentations and

176

faculty publications

More than

350

Neag School media mentions across

nearly 200

outlets worldwide

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* According to U.S. News & World Report, 2021 Best Education School Rankings

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