Facts and Figures, 2020-21

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 22 degree programs,
including its specialty program in special education ranked in the top 15 nationally.*

306

undergraduate students

822

graduate students

1,128

total students

 

More than

$519,000
in financial support

to Neag School
undergraduate and graduate students
from 2020 to 2021

 

Current Neag School students come from

37 states/territories and 22 countries

 

$44.3M Neag School endowment value

151

bachelor’s degrees awarded

453

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 $9.5M
in new research grants

20
new grant awards

Neag School Faculty

83

faculty, including

2 endowed chairs and

5 named professors

223

faculty presentations and

293

faculty publications

More than 600

media mentions across

more than 250

outlets worldwide

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* According to U.S. News & World Report, 2022 Best Education School Rankings