Programming for entrepreneurship and innovation has put the University of Connecticut on the map as a top-ranked school, as evidenced by new reports.
UCONN RANKED 46th BEST UNDERGRAD PROGRAM FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Entrepreneur magazine and the Princeton Review included UConn their list of the Top Best Undergrad Program for Entrepreneurs in 2020. This survey examines more than 300 colleges and universities in the United States and abroad and considers each institution’s ability and dedication to supporting entrepreneurship.
At UConn, 42% of the faculty has entrepreneurial experience. The school offers 19 entrepreneurship-related courses and has more than 550 students enrolled in entrepreneurship classes. In the last five years, 41 startups have been launched by UConn students.
UCONN NAMED 90TH MOST INNOVATIVE UNIVERSITY WORLDWIDE
Reuters included UConn in its list of The World’s Most Innovative Universities. The list identifies 100 educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies, and power new markets and industries.
Of significant note: UConn has brought in more than $7 million in licensing revenue since 2013, formed 21 startups, and the university says its research’s annual impact on Connecticut’s economy exceeds $373 million.