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)
Rank Not Published Fielding Graduate University

Santa Barbara, CA

$22,545 per year (full-time) 191
#63 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

$745 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,043 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,135
Rank Not Published Johnson & Wales University

Providence, RI

$744 per credit (full-time) 77
Rank Not Published Widener University

Chester, PA

$734 per credit (full-time) 285
#147 Samford University (Beeson)

Birmingham, AL

$722 per credit (full-time) 269
Rank Not Published Arcadia University

Glenside, PA

$720 per credit (full-time) 446
Unranked University of Redlands

Redlands, CA

$685 per credit (full-time) 479
Rank Not Published Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

$675 per credit (full-time) 844
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

$19,982 per year (in-state, full-time); $40,402 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 677
#22 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

$19,964 per year (in-state, full-time); $32,686 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 970
Rank Not Published Lynn University

Boca Raton, FL

$660 per credit (full-time) 82
#15 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

$654 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,253 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,980
Rank Not Published University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

$650 per credit (full-time) 505
Rank Not Published Harding University

Searcy, AR

$643 per credit (full-time) 990
Rank Not Published Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

$638 per credit (in-state, full-time); $638 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 914
Rank Not Published University of La Verne

La Verne, CA

$635 per credit (full-time) 1,145
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
#152 Pennsylvania State University—​Harrisburg

Middletown, PA

$18,270 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,348 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 302
#33 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

$18,270 per year (in-state, full-time); $31,246 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,061
Unranked Jones International University

Centennial, CO

$600 per credit (full-time) 382
#176 Seattle University

Seattle, WA

$598 per credit (full-time) 518
Rank Not Published Alliant International University

San Francisco, CA

$597 per credit (full-time) 451
#147 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

$595 per credit (full-time) 1,005
Rank Not Published Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

$17,760 per year (full-time) 105
Rank Not Published Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK

$585 per credit (full-time) 325

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