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)
#45 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$44,100 per year (full-time) 24
#116 The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

$39,000 per year (full-time) 55
Rank Not Published Johnson & Wales University

Providence, RI

$744 per credit (full-time) 77
Rank Not Published Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

$1,123 per credit (full-time) 80
Rank Not Published Lynn University

Boca Raton, FL

$660 per credit (full-time) 82
#64 CUNY—​Graduate Center

New York, NY

$8,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $795 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 83
#112 University of California—​Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 89
Unranked Delaware State University

Dover, DE

$417 per credit (in-state, full-time); $920 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 96
Rank Not Published Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

$17,760 per year (full-time) 105
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
#126 Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

$14,774 per year (full-time) 112
Unranked Our Lady of the Lake University

San Antonio, TX

$760 per credit (full-time) 124
Rank Not Published Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA

$812 per credit (full-time) 131
#98 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 132
#126 Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

$1,270 per credit (full-time) 181
Unranked D'Youville College

Buffalo, NY

N/A 187
Rank Not Published Fielding Graduate University

Santa Barbara, CA

$22,545 per year (full-time) 191
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
#181 University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

$11,234 per year (full-time) 197
Rank Not Published Robert Morris University

Moon Township, PA

N/A 203
Unranked American University

Washington, DC

$25,920 per year (full-time) 205
Unranked California Polytechnic State University—​San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

$5,472 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,632 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 205
#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
#154 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

$1,010 per credit (full-time) 219
#172 North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

$8,000 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,397 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 220

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