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)
#77 Auburn University

Auburn, AL

$8,262 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,786 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 900
Rank Not Published Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

$638 per credit (in-state, full-time); $638 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 914
#154 Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

$369 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,024 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 917
#17 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

$346 per credit (in-state, full-time); $810 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 921
#70 University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

$4,541 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,990 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 921
Rank Not Published Florida International University

Miami, FL

$441 per credit (in-state, full-time); $945 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 923
#162 University of St. Thomas

Minneapolis, MN

$763 per credit (full-time) 923
#176 Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

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

Ruston, LA

$7,452 per year (in-state, full-time); $8,128 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 927
#147 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

$4,968 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,878 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 932
#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
#51 University at Albany—​SUNY

Albany, NY

$9,870 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,350 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 949
#25 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

$404 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,178 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 952
#28 Utah State University

Logan, UT

$4,511 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,787 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 963
#172 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

$452 per credit (in-state, full-time); $990 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 970
#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 University of West Florida

Pensacola, FL

$373 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,033 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 974
Rank Not Published Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

$5,617 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,650 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 986
#169 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

$1,080 per credit (full-time) 986
Rank Not Published Harding University

Searcy, AR

$643 per credit (full-time) 990
#48 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

$285 per credit (in-state, full-time); $792 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 998
#92 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

$350 per credit (in-state, full-time); $878 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,000
#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
#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
#147 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

$595 per credit (full-time) 1,005

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