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)
#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
#25 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

$404 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,178 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 952
Rank Not Published Florida A&M University

Tallahassee, FL

$406 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,022 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 111
#83 Brigham Young University—​Provo (McKay)

Provo, UT

$6,130 per year (LDS member, full-time); $12,260 per year (Non-LDS member, full-time) 338
#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
#70 Old Dominion University (Darden)

Norfolk, VA

$412 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,048 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,764
#143 University of Akron

Akron, OH

$413 per credit (in-state, full-time); $707 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,110
Unranked Delaware State University

Dover, DE

$417 per credit (in-state, full-time); $920 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 96
#74 University of Maine

Orono, ME

$418 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,284 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 416
Rank Not Published American International College

Springfield, MA

$419 per credit (full-time) 1,738
#39 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

$428 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,060 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,161
#92 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

$431 per credit (in-state, full-time); $877 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,400
#64 University of California—​Santa Barbara (Gevirtz)

Santa Barbara, CA

$12,992 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,094 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 328
#45 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

$13,108 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,210 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 462
Rank Not Published Florida International University

Miami, FL

$441 per credit (in-state, full-time); $945 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 923
#98 Miami University

Oxford, OH

$13,266 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,056 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 757
Rank Not Published Union University

Jackson, TN

$445 per credit (full-time) 395
Rank Not Published Dallas Baptist University (Bush)

Dallas, TX

$13,410 per year (full-time) 441
#30 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

$449 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,251 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,101
#135 Drake University

Des Moines, IA

$450 per credit (full-time) 539
#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
#172 Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

$13,550 per year (in-state, full-time); $34,160 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 511
#172 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

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

Burlington, VT

$13,728 per year (in-state, full-time); $34,656 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 306
#22 University of Virginia (Curry)

Charlottesville, VA

$13,818 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,082 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 890

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