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)
#29 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

$9,918 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,712 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 334
#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
#14 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 341
Rank Not Published Texas Southern University

Houston, TX

$1,800 per year (in-state, full-time); $7,272 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 354
#11 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

$45,120 per year (full-time) 360
Rank Not Published University of the Pacific

Stockton, CA

$39,290 per year (full-time) 362
Rank Not Published Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA

N/A 368
#181 University of Tennessee—​Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

$4,381 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,984 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 370
#162 Lewis & Clark College

Portland, OR

$804 per credit (full-time) 371
Unranked Jones International University

Centennial, CO

$600 per credit (full-time) 382
#4 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$42,690 per year (full-time) 387
#172 Montana State University

Bozeman, MT

$5,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,840 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 389
Rank Not Published Union University

Jackson, TN

$445 per credit (full-time) 395
Rank Not Published University of Louisiana—​Monroe

Monroe, LA

N/A 395
Rank Not Published Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

$343 per credit (in-state, full-time); $686 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 414
#74 University of Maine

Orono, ME

$418 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,284 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 416
#39 College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, VA

$7,120 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,638 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 419
#36 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$8,343 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,554 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 432
Rank Not Published Dallas Baptist University (Bush)

Dallas, TX

$13,410 per year (full-time) 441
Rank Not Published Chapman University

Orange, CA

$821 per credit (full-time) 445
#176 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

$6,932 per year (in-state, full-time); $13,041 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 445
Rank Not Published Arcadia University

Glenside, PA

$720 per credit (full-time) 446
#81 Clemson University (Moore)

Clemson, SC

$6,912 per year (in-state, full-time); $13,786 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 450
Rank Not Published Alliant International University

San Francisco, CA

$597 per credit (full-time) 451
Rank Not Published Texas A&M University—​Kingsville

Kingsville, TX

$5,091 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,463 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 453

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