- Aug 26, 2011
>>The state’s flagship public university ranked 64th in overall spending on research among public and private research schools in 2005 by the National Science Foundation. By 2016, the school was in 83rd place, though nine of the schools ranked better than UConn had not been included in the previous ratings.
Rankings released last week show the school has dropped to 86th place.
It’s not because spending on research is declining at the university. Rather, the problem seems to be that research activity just isn’t increasing as fast as it is at other schools across the country.<<