• photo slide
    Facts & Statistics
  • photo slide
    Facts & Statistics
  • photo slide
    Facts & Statistics
  • photo slide
    Facts & Statistics

Facts & Statistics

UConn Engineering has had a long journey over the past 100 years, from a small program that supported agriculture to a first class research and learning institution.
Below are a few facts about UConn and UConn Engineering.

UConn

  • Land Grant (1881), Sea Grant and Space Grant institution
  • # 1 public university in New England (U.S. News & World Report 1999 – 2016)
  • Carnegie Foundation Research Universities/Very High institution
  • $3.8 billion campus revitalization

School of Engineering (Academic Year 2016)

  • Four year engineering program first offered: 1916
  • SAT incoming freshmen: 1,298
  • Honors Program participants: 507; 24% of total Honors Program population
  • Number of graduate students: 383 M.S. and 557 Ph.D.
  • 150 Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty
    • $58+ million in research expenditures 2015-2016,
    • 2 Elected members, National Academy of Engineering
    • 1 Elected member, National Academy of Sciences
    • 2 Elected Fellows, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
    • 32 NSF CAREER Awards
    • 1 Presidential Early Career Award
    • 5 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Awards
    • 2 U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigator Awards
    • 3 Fulbright Awards
    • 2NASA Young Investigator Award recipient
    • More than 40 Fellows of prestigious professional societies
    • 54 Editors-in-Chief, Associate Editors, and Editors of top technical journals
  • Scholarships
    • 2016 – $560,000 in scholarships to 200 continuing students

For more information on UConn Engineering, please consult our Growing Momentum pamphlet.