Rankings & Demographics

2019 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The School of Education’s reputational ranking continues to be the highest of any public university. On both the peer assessment and the administrator/expert assessment, the school is ranked 2nd.

Currently ranked 14th overall, and 6th among public universities, the school has seven highly-ranked specialty programs, including the 1st ranked program in higher education administration, the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education.

#1 in higher education administration
#2 in elementary education
#2 in secondary education
#2 in educational psychology
#6 in curriculum and instruction
#7 in education policy
#12 in educational administration and supervision


67 Tenure-track faculty members
11 Clinical-track faculty members
6 Research-track faculty members
5 Research fellows
52 Lecturers

8 members of the National Academy of Education
1 member of the National Academy of Sciences
3 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1 National Medalist of Science
8 Arthur F. Thurnau Professors

Student Population

246 Undergraduate

76 Elementary
170 Secondary

68 Master of Arts with Certification

26 Elementary
42 Secondary

137 Master of Arts

73 Educational Studies
64 Higher Education

204 Doctoral Students

97 Educational Studies
51 Higher Education
22 Joint Program in English and Education
34 Combined Program in Education and Psychology

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