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)
#98 Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

$765 per credit (full-time) 223
#135 Mills College

Oakland, CA

$29,860 per year (full-time) 223
Unranked Binghamton University—​SUNY

Binghamton, NY

$9,870 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,350 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 224
Rank Not Published College of St. Elizabeth

Morristown, NJ

$29,148 per year (full-time) 228
#92 Baylor University

Waco, TX

$1,357 per credit (full-time) 232
Unranked East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg, PA

N/A 250
#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
Rank Not Published Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

$246 per credit (in-state, full-time); $756 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 256
Rank Not Published Maryville University of St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

N/A 259
#147 Samford University (Beeson)

Birmingham, AL

$722 per credit (full-time) 269
#135 Howard University

Washington, DC

$30,545 per year (full-time) 273
Rank Not Published University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX

$785 per credit (full-time) 281
Rank Not Published Widener University

Chester, PA

$734 per credit (full-time) 285
#152 Pennsylvania State University—​Harrisburg

Middletown, PA

$18,270 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,348 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 302
#147 University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

$13,500 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,200 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 303
#55 University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

$13,728 per year (in-state, full-time); $34,656 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 306
Rank Not Published South Carolina State University

Orangeburg, SC

$9,776 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,910 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 312
#106 Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

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

Newark, DE

$28,404 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,404 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 321
Unranked Edgewood College

Madison, WI

$806 per credit (full-time) 322
Rank Not Published Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK

$585 per credit (full-time) 325
#154 University of Montana

Missoula, MT

$5,176 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,248 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 326
#64 University of California—​Santa Barbara (Gevirtz)

Santa Barbara, CA

$12,992 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,094 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 328
Rank Not Published Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI

$1,122 per credit (full-time) 331
#51 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$1,730 per credit (full-time) 331

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