Our Impact

It's a fact: UConn research makes a difference. With over 2,000 active researchers who are internationally recognized for excellence in their fields, and with a long history of innovation, UConn researchers, scholars, and artists have educated generations of students, contributed to conversations about policy and practice, sparked economic impact through innovative discoveries and inventions, and so much more.

Annual Economic Development

$485 Million

economic impact of UConn's research enterprise

Annual Economic Development

$25 million

state and local tax revenue from UConn research

Annual Economic Development

2,149

jobs supported and sustained by UConn research

Global Affairs

UConn partners with 150 institutions worldwide, and is one of only two U.S. members of the Universitas 21 network, the leading global network of research universities for the 21st century.

Global Affairs

Global Affairs

UConn partners with 150 institutions worldwide, and is one of only two U.S. members of the Universitas 21 network, the leading global network of research universities for the 21st century.

Global Affairs

Innovation

At UConn, innovators and entrepreneurs can find the resources to grow their idea into a thriving business, thanks in part to a $22.5 million gift to establish the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Entrepreneurship

Innovation

At UConn, innovators and entrepreneurs can find the resources to grow their idea into a thriving business, thanks in part to a $22.5 million gift to establish the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Entrepreneurship

Research

$266 MILLION

annual sponsored program expenditures

Research

250+

active awards of over $1 million, totaling over $630 million in grant funding

Research

$12 million+

annual corporate sponsored programs

Research

$266 MILLION

annual sponsored program expenditures

Research

250+

active awards of over $1 million, totaling over $630 million in grant funding

Research

$12 million+

annual corporate sponsored programs

Education

UConn's Neag School of Education is serving as a lead institution on a $32.6 million grant supporting schools and districts throughout the nation to implement empirically based practices to increase student success.

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Education

UConn's Neag School of Education is serving as a lead institution on a $32.6 million grant supporting schools and districts throughout the nation to implement empirically based practices to increase student success.

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

medical pioneers

Connecticut Magazine’s June 2019 Best Doctors issue lists 48 physicians from across UConn Health. The listing is generated from The Best Doctors in America 2019 database, where doctors can recognize other doctors as the best in their fields.

Connecticut Magazine Best Doctors

Medical Pioneers

Connecticut Magazine’s June 2019 Best Doctors issue lists 48 physicians from across UConn Health. The listing is generated from The Best Doctors in America 2019 database, where doctors can recognize other doctors as the best in their fields.

Connecticut Magazine Best Doctors

The University

Top 25

among the nation's public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

The University

2,000+

full-time faculty

The University

80+

Research Centers and Institutes

community

A group of landscape design students from the University of Connecticut developed conceptual plans of Coogan Boulevard in Mystic, CT. The goal of the UConn students’ design was to improve pedestrian safety, slow down vehicles, create improved signage and ensure a sustainable development.

Community Impact

COMMUNITY

A group of landscape design students from the University of Connecticut developed conceptual plans of Coogan Boulevard in Mystic, CT. The goal of the UConn students’ design was to improve pedestrian safety, slow down vehicles, create improved signage and ensure a sustainable development.

Community Impact

student research

UConn students work alongside faculty on cutting-edge research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. Whether in the lab or in the studio, students gain experience that enriches their time at UConn and prepares them for exciting future careers.

Student Research

Homelessness

The UConn School of Social Work is partnering with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness to prevent local children from experiencing the trauma of homelessness.

Be Homeful Program

Homeslessness

The UConn School of Social Work is partnering with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness to prevent local children from experiencing the trauma of homelessness.

Be Homeful Program

Tech Transfer & Entrepreneurship

650+

patents granted based on UConn innovations

Tech Transfer & Entrepreneurship

$111 Million

equity, grant, debt & revenue for UConn incubator companies in 2018

Tech Transfer & Entrepreneurship

NSF I-Corps Site

Accelerate UConn is the only NSF I-Corps site in the state

Tech Transfer & Entrepreneurship

650+

patents granted based on UConn innovations

Tech Transfer & Entrepreneurship

$111 Million

equity, grant, debt & revenue for UConn incubator companies in 2018

Tech Transfer & Entrepreneurship

NSF I-Corps Site

Accelerate UConn is the only NSF I-Corps site in the state

Health Behaviors

UConn and UConn Health have a deep bench of health behavior experts who have developed effective interventions for conditions like addiction, obesity, HIV/AIDS, and health disparities.

Health Behaviors

Health Behaviors

UConn and UConn Health have a deep bench of health behavior experts who have developed effective interventions for conditions like addiction, obesity, HIV/AIDS, and health disparities.

Health Behaviors