Announcing the winners of Forage’s 2023 Experiential Learning Awards!

We’re on a mission to get motivated students into great jobs. So are these educators. Meet the top 50 higher-ed institutions in the U.S. that are innovating in the classroom and setting up their students for career success.

See our full methodology.

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Click here to download our 2023 'Innovator's Guide to Experiential Learning'

Award Categories

University Awards

These top 50 universities in the U.S. have transformed the student experience through experiential learning initiatives.

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Educator Awards

Bridging the gap between education and the workplace is vital, and educators are essential to this work. That’s why we’re highlighting educators that are going above and beyond to provide valuable opportunities to their students.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you determine the winners?

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:

  • Student Engagement
  • Faculty Involvement
  • Institutional Characteristics

For more information, see our methodology.

Which institutions were eligible for the Experiential Learning Awards?

For the 2023 Experiential Learning awards, only institutions in the U.S currently partnering with Forage were considered.

If you are interested in partnering with Forage, simply register as an educator on Forage here and we will be in touch within 24 hours.

Can universities pay to get an award?

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, we would love to meet to discuss best practices.

You can register on Forage here to access free virtual experiential learning projects created by leading 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.

Want to join the experiential learning revolution?