Helping motivated students to get great jobs matters. It’s about time we recognise and celebrate the institutions and individuals that make this happen.
Introducing, for the very first time, the US’s top institutions and educators for work-based learning.
Forage's Experiential Learning Awards are chosen through a rigorous evaluation process. We use a combination of internal data and external research to examine the following three factors and weigh them in accordance with their importance:
For more information, see our methodology.
For the inaugural Experiential Learning Awards in 2022, only universities offering 4-year degrees in the United States were eligible and considered.
We may include other regions and types of institutions in future editions of the Experiential Learning Awards.
If your university hasn't received an Experiential Learning Award and you'd like to receive a breakdown of your score, simply register as an educator on Forage here and we'll send you your score and ranking.
No. Institutions are selected for an award by the Forage education team based on analysis of internal data and external research. If you're a university that would like to receive an Experiential Learning Award, you'll need to improve your experiential learning offering for students.
The key themes amongst winning institutions are set out in the FAQ below and provide guidance on how an institution can improve its experiential learning offering.
You can register on Forage here to access free virtual experiential learning projects created by Fortune 500 companies. You can also book in an experiential learning consultation session with our team here. Forage is 100% free for all universities and their students as it is an initiative funded by industry.
The key themes we identified amongst institutions excelling in the delivery of experiential learning are: