School of Education once again highly ranked by US News & World Report

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The Indiana University School of Education is once again ranked among the top education programs in the nation in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today, March 13.

The School of Education again ranked 21st overall and 11th among public university graduate schools. The school had top rankings for several of its individual degree programs: seventh for curriculum/instruction; eighth for elementary education and higher education administration; 10th in student counseling and personnel services; 12th for secondary education; 14th for administration/supervision; 21st in educational psychology.

"It is gratifying to see that the School of Education is ranked among the top 10 percent of the 280 doctoral-granting education programs surveyed by U.S. News this year," said Gerardo Gonzalez, dean of the school. "Our overall ranking of 21 nationally puts us among an elite number of public and private institutions known for the quality of their education programs."

More than 250 education schools provided data to be included in the rankings.

U.S. News & World Report ranks graduate programs on formulas that consider a variety of factors, including peer and employer assessments, job placement of graduates, research funding, admissions selectivity and faculty-student ratios.

The rankings are available at Detailed information will be available in the 2013 Best Graduate Schools publications, available at and the U.S. News store.

In January, the School of Education  ranked highly in the first U.S. News & World Report ranking of top online graduate education degree programs unveiled on the publication's website. Over 160 institutions offering online graduate degree programs in education participated, and the IU School of Education ranked in the upper tier in each of the four categories.