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In order for the United States to return as the top-ranking nation in terms of college degree attainment, Hispanics will need to earn 5.5 million degrees by 2020.

How to Fix the High College Dropout Rate?

In order for the United States to return as the top-ranking nation in terms of college degree attainment, Hispanics will need to earn 5.5 million degrees by 2020.
In order for the United States to return as the top-ranking nation in terms of college degree attainment, Hispanics will need to earn 5.5 million degrees by 2020.

Focus on Hispanic High School/College Students Could Reverse Educational Slide in Our Country

The United States is no longer the top-ranking nation in terms of college degree attainment; the U.S. has the highest college dropout rate (estimated between 40 and 49 percent) among the industrialized nations. Continue Reading

Research at the School of Business

As a Top 20 public research university, UConn is a hub for breakthrough exploration and scholarship. Professors are engaged in relevant, ground-breaking research aimed at solving some of the most pressing problems today: health care and big data—areas undergoing extensive innovation and transformation; creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship to accelerate innovation and shape future revolutionary advances; and sustainability and risk management to provide stability, security, and control.

Our faculty’s research shapes the fields and disciplines in which they work, stimulates classroom instruction, and serves as a springboard for public engagement activities throughout Connecticut and the world. It also provides numerous experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students who may develop independent projects, earn recognition, file patents, and launch their own careers as researchers while working with faculty.

UConn faculty are available for live interviews from the campus television studio.

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UConn faculty are available for live interviews from the campus television studio.