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 Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

$638 per credit (in-state, full-time); $638 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 914
#39 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

$15,552 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,704 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,004
Rank Not Published Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

$245 per credit (in-state, full-time); $596 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,400
#147 Samford University (Beeson)

Birmingham, AL

$722 per credit (full-time) 269
#74 San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

$6,738 per year (in-state, full-time); $372 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,165
Unranked San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA

N/A 368
#176 Seattle University

Seattle, WA

$598 per credit (full-time) 518
Unranked Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

$14,382 per year (full-time) 480
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
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 Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

$5,617 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,650 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,158
#77 Southern Illinois University—​Carbondale

Carbondale, IL

$1,115 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,706 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,119
Unranked Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

N/A N/A
Unranked Southern University and A&M College

Baton Rouge, LA

N/A N/A
Unranked Spalding University

Louisville, KY

N/A N/A
Unranked St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, MN

N/A N/A
#126 St. John's University

Queens, NY

$1,100 per credit (full-time) 1,432
Unranked St. Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

N/A N/A
#154 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

$1,010 per credit (full-time) 219
Unranked St. Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA

N/A N/A
Unranked St. Mary's University of Minnesota

Winona, MN

N/A N/A
#4 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$42,690 per year (full-time) 387
#181 Stephen F. Austin State University

Nacogdoches, TX

$238 per credit (in-state, full-time); $592 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,032

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