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)
#86 Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA

$6,631 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,706 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 455
#126 Claremont Graduate University

Claremont, CA

$40,560 per year (full-time) 457
#45 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

$13,108 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,210 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 462
Rank Not Published Dowling College

Oakdale Long Island, NY

$1,029 per credit (full-time) 466
Rank Not Published Bowie State University

Bowie, MD

$354 per credit (in-state, full-time); $660 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 467
Unranked University of Redlands

Redlands, CA

$685 per credit (full-time) 479
Rank Not Published Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

$14,382 per year (full-time) 480
#42 Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

$565 per credit (full-time) 494
#86 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

$7,848 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,158 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 495
Rank Not Published Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

$191 per credit (in-state, full-time); $763 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 502
#135 University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

$264 per credit (in-state, full-time); $13,910 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 503
#176 University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

$492 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,043 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 503
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 University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

$650 per credit (full-time) 505
#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
#172 Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

$13,550 per year (in-state, full-time); $34,160 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 511
#176 Seattle University

Seattle, WA

$598 per credit (full-time) 518
#154 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

$8,070 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,656 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 525
Rank Not Published Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

$6,012 per year (in-state, full-time); $6,012 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 534
#38 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

$9,208 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,010 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 535
#135 Drake University

Des Moines, IA

$450 per credit (full-time) 539
#51 Boston University

Boston, MA

$43,970 per year (full-time) 546
#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
#112 Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH

$15,252 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,214 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 558
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

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