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 Lindenwood University

St. Charles, MO

$14,800 per year (full-time) 1,557
#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
#1 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$1,000 per credit (full-time) 1,542
#55 George Washington University

Washington, DC

$1,420 per credit (full-time) 1,535
#116 Towson University

Towson, MD

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

Columbia, MO

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

Los Angeles, CA

$1,039 per credit (full-time) 1,502
#55 Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

$6,264 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,816 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,487
#126 St. John's University

Queens, NY

$1,100 per credit (full-time) 1,432
Rank Not Published Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

$245 per credit (in-state, full-time); $596 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,400
#92 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

$431 per credit (in-state, full-time); $877 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,400
#147 California State University—​Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

$6,738 per year (in-state, full-time) 1,393
#154 University of Missouri—​St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$409 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,008 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,391
#51 North Carolina State University—​Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

$9,352 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,690 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,384
#98 University of Colorado—​Denver

Denver, CO

$353 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,195 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,379
#162 Oakland University

Rochester, MI

$14,820 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,648 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,374
#154 Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

$466 per credit (in-state, full-time); $918 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,352
#126 University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

$7,974 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,910 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,348
#176 Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

$385 per credit (in-state, full-time); $385 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,319
#55 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

$227 per credit (in-state, full-time); $581 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,311
#162 Marshall University

South Charleston, WV

$6,274 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,656 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,276
#154 Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

$4,997 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,369 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,270
#169 University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

$4,600 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,880 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,263
#154 University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

$563 per credit (full-time) 1,225
#86 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

$362 per credit (in-state, full-time); $855 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,203

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