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)
#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
#181 University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

$11,234 per year (full-time) 197
#74 University of Hawaii—​Manoa

Honolulu, HI

$514 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,245 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 867
#116 University of Houston

Houston, TX

$8,694 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,066 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 759
Unranked University of Houston—​Clear Lake

Houston, TX

N/A N/A
#135 University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

N/A N/A
#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
#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
#48 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

$9,614 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,226 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 698
#17 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

$346 per credit (in-state, full-time); $810 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 921
#64 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

$10,772 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,838 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 840
Rank Not Published University of La Verne

La Verne, CA

$635 per credit (full-time) 1,145
Unranked University of Louisiana—​Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published University of Louisiana—​Monroe

Monroe, LA

N/A 395
#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
#74 University of Maine

Orono, ME

$418 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,284 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 416
Unranked University of Mary Hardin-​Baylor

Belton, TX

N/A N/A
#26 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

$573 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,236 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 937
Unranked University of Maryland—​Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, MD

N/A N/A
#42 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Amherst, MA

$110 per credit (in-state, full-time); $414 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 658
#116 University of Massachusetts—​Boston

Boston, MA

$2,590 per year (in-state, full-time); $9,758 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,034
Unranked University of Massachusetts—​Lowell

Lowell, MA

N/A N/A
#172 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

$452 per credit (in-state, full-time); $990 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 970
#51 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

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

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