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)
Rank Not Published University of Minnesota—​Duluth

Duluth, MN

$610 per credit (in-state, full-time); $957 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 194
#20 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

$15,008 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,990 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,756
#106 University of Mississippi

University, MS

$370 per credit (in-state, full-time); $979 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 602
#55 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

$342 per credit (in-state, full-time); $884 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,506
#162 University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

$337 per credit (in-state, full-time); $871 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 712
#154 University of Missouri—​St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$409 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,008 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,391
#154 University of Montana

Missoula, MT

$5,176 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,248 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 326
#48 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

$285 per credit (in-state, full-time); $792 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 998
#152 University of Nebraska—​Omaha

Omaha, NE

$245 per credit (in-state, full-time); $665 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 597
#147 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

$4,968 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,878 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 932
#135 University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

$264 per credit (in-state, full-time); $13,910 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 503
#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
#116 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

$5,433 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,992 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,064
#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
#36 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$8,343 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,554 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 432
#86 University of North Carolina—​Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

$4,008 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,295 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,686
#70 University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

$4,541 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,990 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 921
Unranked University of North Carolina—​Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

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Unranked University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

N/A N/A
#176 University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

$492 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,043 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 503
#126 University of North Texas

Denton, TX

$303 per credit (in-state, full-time); $657 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,098
#126 University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

$7,974 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,910 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,348
#112 University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

$7,756 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,470 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 612
#77 University of Oklahoma (Rainbolt)

Norman, OK

$4,205 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,205 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 806
#13 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

$13,824 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,356 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 774

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