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)
#13 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

$13,824 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,356 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 774
#154 Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

$466 per credit (in-state, full-time); $918 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,352
#62 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

$14,182 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,696 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,134
#7 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

$14,301 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,030 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,004
Rank Not Published Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

$14,382 per year (full-time) 480
Rank Not Published Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

$490 per credit (full-time) 6,343
#176 Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

$490 per credit (in-state, full-time); $640 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 925
#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 Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

$14,774 per year (full-time) 112
Rank Not Published Lindenwood University

St. Charles, MO

$14,800 per year (full-time) 1,557
#162 Oakland University

Rochester, MI

$14,820 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,648 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,374
#112 Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

$497 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,052 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,614
Rank Not Published Bethel University

St. Paul, MN

$500 per credit (full-time) 594
#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
#112 Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH

$15,252 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,214 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 558
#77 University of California—​Riverside

Riverside, CA

$15,397 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,499 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 218
#74 University of Hawaii—​Manoa

Honolulu, HI

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

Upper Montclair, NJ

$543 per credit (in-state, full-time); $837 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,905
#116 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

$554 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,200 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,586
#154 University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

$563 per credit (full-time) 1,225
#42 Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

$565 per credit (full-time) 494
#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
Rank Not Published Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK

$585 per credit (full-time) 325
Rank Not Published Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

$17,760 per year (full-time) 105

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