Best Education Schools

Ranked in 2014 | Best Education Schools Rankings Methodology

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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)
Rank Not Published Texas Southern University

Houston, TX

$1,800 per year (in-state, full-time); $7,272 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 354
#116 University of Massachusetts—​Boston

Boston, MA

$2,590 per year (in-state, full-time); $9,758 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,034
#42 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Amherst, MA

$110 per credit (in-state, full-time); $414 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 658
Rank Not Published University of Texas—​Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

$3,445 per year (in-state, full-time); $9,817 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 562
#86 University of North Carolina—​Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

$4,008 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,295 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,686
#77 University of Oklahoma (Rainbolt)

Norman, OK

$4,205 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,205 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 806
#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
#135 Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

$4,303 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,248 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,079
#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
#143 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

$4,467 per year (in-state, full-time); $10,227 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 769
#28 Utah State University

Logan, UT

$4,511 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,787 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 963
#70 University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

$4,541 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,990 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 921
#169 University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

$4,600 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,880 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,263
#147 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

$4,968 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,878 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 932
#154 Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

$4,997 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,369 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,270
Rank Not Published Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA

$5,047 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,066 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 504
Rank Not Published Texas A&M University—​Kingsville

Kingsville, TX

$5,091 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,463 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 453
#154 University of Montana

Missoula, MT

$5,176 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,248 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 326
#172 Montana State University

Bozeman, MT

$5,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,840 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 389
#116 Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK

$178 per credit (in-state, full-time); $728 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,116
#116 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

$5,398 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,821 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 891
#116 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

$5,433 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,992 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,064
Unranked California Polytechnic State University—​San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

$5,472 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,632 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 205
Rank Not Published University of Texas—​Pan American

Edinburg, TX

$5,488 per year (in-state, full-time); $12,568 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 576
Rank Not Published Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

$5,544 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,916 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,524

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