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. According to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings, the Neag School ranks among the top 20 public graduate schools of education in the nation, at No. 16. In addition, its Special Education program is tied at No. 13 nationally.