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)
#152 University of Nebraska—​Omaha

Omaha, NE

$245 per credit (in-state, full-time); $665 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 597
Rank Not Published Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

$246 per credit (in-state, full-time); $756 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 256
#143 Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA

$7,452 per year (in-state, full-time); $8,128 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 927
#116 Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

$253 per credit (in-state, full-time); $607 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,107
#33 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

$7,700 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,000 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,648
#106 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

$7,740 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,060 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,172
#112 University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

$7,756 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,470 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 612
#143 University of Texas—​San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

$260 per credit (in-state, full-time); $968 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,546
#86 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

$7,848 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,158 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 495
#105 Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

$7,902 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,996 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,874
#135 University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

$264 per credit (in-state, full-time); $13,910 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 503
Rank Not Published Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana, PA

$7,956 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,934 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 721
#126 University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

$7,974 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,910 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,348
#172 North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

$8,000 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,397 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 220
#154 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

$8,070 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,656 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 525
#64 CUNY—​Graduate Center

New York, NY

$8,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $795 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 83
#77 Auburn University

Auburn, AL

$8,262 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,786 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 900
Rank Not Published University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, MO

$276 per credit (in-state, full-time); $552 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 882
#36 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$8,343 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,554 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 432
#10 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

$8,402 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,338 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,141
#98 Kent State University

Kent, OH

$8,550 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,706 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,855
#48 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

$285 per credit (in-state, full-time); $792 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 998
#116 University of Houston

Houston, TX

$8,694 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,066 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 759
#92 Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

$8,811 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,600 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 551
#126 University of North Texas

Denton, TX

$303 per credit (in-state, full-time); $657 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,098

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