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)
#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
#8 Teachers College, Columbia University

New York, NY

$1,344 per credit (full-time) 4,969
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

$19,982 per year (in-state, full-time); $40,402 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 677
#7 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

$14,301 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,030 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,004
#5 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

$43,856 per year (full-time) 1,051
#5 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

$11,858 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,184 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,017
#4 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$42,690 per year (full-time) 387
#3 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

$40,106 per year (full-time) 855
#2 Vanderbilt University (Peabody)

Nashville, TN

$1,747 per credit (full-time) 873
#1 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$1,000 per credit (full-time) 1,542
Rank Not Published Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

$343 per credit (in-state, full-time); $686 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 414
Rank Not Published Alliant International University

San Francisco, CA

$597 per credit (full-time) 451
Rank Not Published American International College

Springfield, MA

$419 per credit (full-time) 1,738
Rank Not Published Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI

$1,122 per credit (full-time) 331
Rank Not Published Arcadia University

Glenside, PA

$720 per credit (full-time) 446
Rank Not Published Arkansas State University—​Jonesboro

State University, AR

$7,177 per year (in-state, full-time); $12,889 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,189
Rank Not Published Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

N/A 3,661
Rank Not Published Bethel University

St. Paul, MN

$500 per credit (full-time) 594
Rank Not Published Bowie State University

Bowie, MD

$354 per credit (in-state, full-time); $660 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 467
Rank Not Published Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

$5,617 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,650 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 986
Rank Not Published Chapman University

Orange, CA

$821 per credit (full-time) 445
Rank Not Published Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA

$812 per credit (full-time) 131
Rank Not Published College of St. Elizabeth

Morristown, NJ

$29,148 per year (full-time) 228
Rank Not Published Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

$191 per credit (in-state, full-time); $763 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 502
Rank Not Published Dallas Baptist University (Bush)

Dallas, TX

$13,410 per year (full-time) 441

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