Accreditation and Rankings

Accreditation and Rankings

The IU School of Education offers the best of both worlds—top-tier graduate and exemplary undergraduate programs. Together, they create unique opportunities for our faculty, staff, and students to reimagine what’s possible in education.

As one of the nation’s most respected education schools, we have a proven record of preparing tomorrow’s leading administrators, counselors, policymakers, scholars, and teachers.

While rankings are only one factor in determining which school is best for you, this national recognition, along with our accreditation from the leading bodies for teacher education and higher education, provides you the assurance that you are getting one of the highest quality educations available.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Indiana University School of Education #28 in the 2020 Best Grad Schools in Education.

It also places several of our graduate programs among the top 20 in the United States:


Choosing an accredited school is important. You want to know you’re choosing a school with a record of preparing well-qualified and successful educators. The Indiana University School of Education is accredited by two of the nation’s leading bodies for teacher education and higher education:

We are also a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).

Accreditation means that we meet the high standards outlined by these organizations, and that we are engaged in ongoing efforts to offer the highest quality programs available in education anywhere.

See the most recent NCATE Institutional Report.

Higher Education Act Title II Reports