Facts and Figures, 2022-2023

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 tied at No. 22*
among public graduate schools of education in the nation.

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The Neag School offers 22 degree programs,
including its specialty program in special education ranked in the top 20 nationally.*


undergraduate students


graduate students


total students


More than

in financial support

to Neag School
undergraduate and graduate students
from 2022 to 2023


Current Neag School students come from

37 states/territories and 22 countries


$41M 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

More than $10.7M
in new research grants

new grant awards

Neag School Faculty


faculty, including

2 endowed chairs and

4 named professors


faculty presentations and


faculty publications

More than 230

media mentions across

more than 160

outlets worldwide

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* According to U.S. News & World Report, 2023-2024 Best Education School Rankings