Best Education Schools

Ranked in 2014 | Best Education Schools Rankings Methodology

A teacher must first be a student, and graduate education program rankings can help you find the right classroom. With the U.S. News rankings of the top education schools, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores.

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Rank School name Tuition Total enrollment Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students Doctoral programs acceptance rate Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) Peer assessment score (out of 5) Student-faculty ratio Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions)
#176 Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

$385 per credit (in-state, full-time); $385 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,319
#176 Seattle University

Seattle, WA

$598 per credit (full-time) 518
#176 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

$6,932 per year (in-state, full-time); $13,041 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 445
#176 University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

$492 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,043 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 503
#176 Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

$490 per credit (in-state, full-time); $640 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 925
#181 East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

$4,223 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,540 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,053
#181 Stephen F. Austin State University

Nacogdoches, TX

$238 per credit (in-state, full-time); $592 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,032
#181 University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

$11,234 per year (full-time) 197
#181 University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

$5,718 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,208 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 506
#181 University of Tennessee—​Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

$4,381 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,984 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 370
Rank Not Published Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

$343 per credit (in-state, full-time); $686 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 414
Rank Not Published Alliant International University

San Francisco, CA

$597 per credit (full-time) 451
Rank Not Published American International College

Springfield, MA

$419 per credit (full-time) 1,738
Rank Not Published Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI

$1,122 per credit (full-time) 331
Rank Not Published Arcadia University

Glenside, PA

$720 per credit (full-time) 446
Rank Not Published Arkansas State University—​Jonesboro

State University, AR

$7,177 per year (in-state, full-time); $12,889 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,189
Rank Not Published Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

N/A 3,661
Rank Not Published Bethel University

St. Paul, MN

$500 per credit (full-time) 594
Rank Not Published Bowie State University

Bowie, MD

$354 per credit (in-state, full-time); $660 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 467
Rank Not Published Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

$5,617 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,650 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 986
Rank Not Published Chapman University

Orange, CA

$821 per credit (full-time) 445
Rank Not Published Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA

$812 per credit (full-time) 131
Rank Not Published College of St. Elizabeth

Morristown, NJ

$29,148 per year (full-time) 228
Rank Not Published Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

$191 per credit (in-state, full-time); $763 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 502
Rank Not Published Dallas Baptist University (Bush)

Dallas, TX

$13,410 per year (full-time) 441

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