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

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


bachelor’s degrees awarded


graduate degrees and
certificates awarded


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

new grant awards

Neag School Faculty


faculty, including

2 endowed chairs and

4 named professors


faculty serving on


editorial boards of academic journals


faculty presentations and


faculty publications

More than


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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