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.

For full rankings, GRE scores and student debt data, sign up for the U.S. News Education School Compass!

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)
#55 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

$342 per credit (in-state, full-time); $884 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,506
#116 Towson University

Towson, MD

$365 per credit (in-state, full-time); $751 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,522
#55 George Washington University

Washington, DC

$1,420 per credit (full-time) 1,535
#1 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$1,000 per credit (full-time) 1,542
#143 University of Texas—​San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

$260 per credit (in-state, full-time); $968 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,546
Rank Not Published Lindenwood University

St. Charles, MO

$14,800 per year (full-time) 1,557
#116 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

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

Kalamazoo, MI

$497 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,052 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,614
#33 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

$7,700 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,000 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,648
#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
#86 University of North Carolina—​Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

$4,008 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,295 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,686
Rank Not Published American International College

Springfield, MA

$419 per credit (full-time) 1,738
#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
#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
#98 University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

$357 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,182 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,854
#98 Kent State University

Kent, OH

$8,550 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,706 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,855
#105 Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

$7,902 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,996 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,874
#18 University of Southern California (Rossier)

Los Angeles, CA

$1,536 per credit (full-time) 1,886
#135 Montclair State University

Upper Montclair, NJ

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

Muncie, IN

$368 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,017 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 2,157
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
#55 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

$390 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,073 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 2,194
#18 Arizona State University

Phoenix, AZ

$10,300 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,804 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,463

<1 .. 8 9 10 11 12 .. 15>