Rating & Demographics

Our school is consistently listed among the top schools in U.S. News & World Report's annual graduate school rankings. Five of our programs are identified as top-five in their areas (six in the top-10). Our academic areas that match U.S. News & World Report's categories are higher education administration (CSHPE), ranked 2nd; secondary teacher education, 2nd; education and psychology (CPEP), 3rd; elementary teacher education, 4th; curriculum and instruction, 5th; and education policy, 6th.

Our overall ranking, across all the indicators, including research funding, faculty-student ratio, and doctoral degrees granted, is #8 in the US, and we are tied for #2 in peer rankings.


59 Tenure-track
10 Research-track
14 Clinical-track
5 Full-time lecturers
1 Instructor
36 Part-time/intermittent lecturers

65% female
19% minority

30 School of Education faculty members hold joint appointments with other U-M schools (Public Policy, Literature, Science, and the Arts, Business, etc.)

Student Population

2011-12 student body:

310 Undergraduate teacher certification students (124 elementary, 186 secondary)
63 Master of arts with teacher certification (23 elementary, 40 secondary)
46 Master of arts in educational studies
60 Master of arts in higher education
102 Doctoral students in educational studies
71 Doctoral students in higher education
24 Doctoral students in the Joint Program in English and Education
35 Doctoral students in the Combined Program in Education and Psychology  

Title II Information  

In compliance with the provision of Title II of the Higher Education Act, the following information is provided to the public:

Title II information for our undergraduate certification programs
Title II information for our MAC and TFA certification programs


The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor's Teacher Education Program is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years, from April 2011 to April 2016. This accreditation certifies that the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has provided evidence that it adheres to TEAC's quality principles. More information can be found on the TEAC website.

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