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)
#64 University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

$10,788 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,446 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,112
#86 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

$362 per credit (in-state, full-time); $855 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,203
#116 Towson University

Towson, MD

$365 per credit (in-state, full-time); $751 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,522
#86 Ball State University

Muncie, IN

$368 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,017 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 2,157
#42 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

$11,066 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,064 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 709
#154 Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

$369 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,024 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 917
#106 University of Mississippi

University, MS

$370 per credit (in-state, full-time); $979 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 602
#83 Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

$11,185 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,145 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 829
#126 Indiana State University

Terre Haute, IN

$373 per credit (in-state, full-time); $733 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 653
Rank Not Published University of West Florida

Pensacola, FL

$373 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,033 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 974
#14 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 341
#36 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 255
#11 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,102 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 744
#98 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 132
#112 University of California—​Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 89
#181 University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

$11,234 per year (full-time) 197
#33 University of Connecticut (Neag)

Storrs, CT

$11,456 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,740 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 787
#48 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

$11,526 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,398 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 759
#176 Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

$385 per credit (in-state, full-time); $385 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,319
#16 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

$11,560 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,224 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,054
#81 University of Wisconsin—​Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

$11,596 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,062 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 665
#26 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Champaign, IL

$11,626 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,118 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 826
#92 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

$11,640 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,960 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,102
#106 Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

$11,664 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,197 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 319
#55 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

$390 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,073 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 2,194

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