Secondary Teacher Education

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Education Schools

Middle school and high school instructors who work with students in grades 6-12 can enhance their teaching strategies with a degree in secondary teacher education. These are the top schools for graduate programs in secondary teacher education.

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Rankings Overall Education School Program Data
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)
#1 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

$654 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,253 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,980
#10 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

$11,560 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,224 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,054
#11 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

$18,270 per year (in-state, full-time); $31,246 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,061
#4 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$42,690 per year (full-time) 387
#5 Teachers College, Columbia University

New York, NY

$1,344 per credit (full-time) 4,969
#6 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

$7,700 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,000 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,648
#2 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

$19,982 per year (in-state, full-time); $40,402 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 677
#8 University of Virginia (Curry)

Charlottesville, VA

$13,818 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,082 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 890
#9 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

$14,301 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,030 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,004
#3 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

$11,858 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,184 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,017
#7 Vanderbilt University (Peabody)

Nashville, TN

$1,747 per credit (full-time) 873