US News Education School Ranking 2013

Vanderbilt University (Peabody) is ranked No. 1 in the country according to the US News & World Report 2013 education school ranking. Graduate programs are ranked based on a variety of factors, including peer and employer assessments, job placement of graduates, research funding, admissions selectivity and faculty-student ratios. More than 250 education schools provided data to be included in the rankings.

The School of Education at University of Wisconsin–Madison earn a top-10 ranking this year, at No. 9 overall. In addition, several specialties housed within the school are also ranked: curriculum and instruction (1st); educational psychology (1st); administration and supervision (2nd); counseling and personnel services (2nd); elementary education (2nd); education policy (3rd); and secondary education (3rd).

The University of Georgia (UGA) College of Education is tied for the 38th position with the University of Colorado in Boulder and the University of Illinois in Chicago, tied for 29th among public colleges and universities, and rated 4th among graduate education schools in the South. In subspecialty categories, the college placed in the top 10 in six categories: 2nd in counseling/personnel services and in vocational and technical education; 5th in elementary education, higher education administration and secondary education; and 10th in curriculum instruction.

Texas A&M University's College of Education and Human Development again ranked among the top 40 institutions in its category. It is tied for 38th overall and 28th among public institutions.

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