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 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 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
#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
Rank Not Published Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

$191 per credit (in-state, full-time); $763 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 502
#162 Texas A&M University—​Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

$196 per credit (in-state, full-time); $550 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 595
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
#70 University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

$6,100 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,408 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 578
#55 Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

$6,264 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,816 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,487
#162 Marshall University

South Charleston, WV

$6,274 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,656 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,276
#162 University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD

$210 per credit (in-state, full-time); $445 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 568
#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
Rank Not Published Gardner-​Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

$6,714 per year (full-time) 1,158
#147 California State University—​Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

$6,738 per year (in-state, full-time) 1,393
#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
Rank Not Published University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

$6,744 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,024 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 777
#135 Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

$6,772 per year (in-state, full-time); $12,732 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,672
#126 Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

$6,772 per year (in-state, full-time); $10,188 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 768
#55 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

$227 per credit (in-state, full-time); $581 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,311
#81 Clemson University (Moore)

Clemson, SC

$6,912 per year (in-state, full-time); $13,786 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 450
#176 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

$6,932 per year (in-state, full-time); $13,041 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 445
Unranked East Tennessee State University (Clemmer)

Johnson City, TN

$7,110 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,764 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 644
#39 College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, VA

$7,120 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,638 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 419
#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
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 Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

$245 per credit (in-state, full-time); $596 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,400

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