You know our poll. It's the most accurate and widely cited poll by all major news networks. Our 21 NCAA Division I teams are often competing in front of national audiences. We have undergraduate students from 43 states and 53 countries. Many of our programs are nationally ranked based on their academic effectiveness and innovation. Our online programs are consistently ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report. We have partnerships in every industry and a network of 50,000 alumni — many of whom work for top companies and brands around the world.
We have programs in LA, Ireland, England, Italy, Australia, South Africa and China, among others. We have 20 centers and institutes, including Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Central European Institute and the Albert Schweitzer Institute, that extend Quinnipiac's reach beyond our Southern New England roots. We host the premiere global assets conference that attracts more than 1,200 participants from more than 140 colleges and universities in 40 countries, 39 states and the District of Columbia.
Our Ireland's Great Hunger Museum boasts the world's largest collection of visual art, artifacts and printed materials relating to the Great Irish Famine. Our Fred Friendly First Amendment Award has honored prominent journalists such as Barbara Walters, Scott Pelley, Lester Holt and Christiane Amanpour. And with schools of law, medicine and engineering, we are in elite company — one of only 30 universities in the United States that include all three.
We are a school of passionate academics who define our success by our students' success. We create extraordinarily well-prepared professionals. We have a distinct name and we believe every student has the power to achieve greatness. And every day, our students, faculty and alumni make an impact on the world through their talent, passion and ambition.