IU School of Education’s Higher Education and Student Affairs program continues to be one of the best in the nation, ranking fourth according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.
“This program has a tremendously rich history of preparing great leaders. The higher education program continues to a strong affiliation and collaboration with the School of Education research centers which produces scholarship of the highest quality,” Dean Lemuel Watson said.
Overall, the School of Education rose to No. 28 in the report’s annual rankings of schools of education across the nation, a rise of four spots over the past three years. The School is No. 18 among public graduate schools of education and is also the top-ranked education school in Indiana.
In total, eight programs ranked within the nation’s top 25. These rankings demonstrate the high caliber research done within the School of Education and the impact of this research. Here is a list of programs as ranked by US News and World Report.
- Higher Education Administration - #4
- Curriculum and Instruction - #11
- Elementary Education - #12
- Secondary Education - #13
- Student Counseling and Personal Service - #14 (tie)
- Educational Administration and Supervision - #15
- Education Policy - #19 (tie)
- Special Education - #24 (tie)
“All of our rankings are a testament to the quality of programs and the reputation of our School of Education,” Watson said. “It is our hope to continue to strengthen our programs, enhance our research and demonstrate impact locally, nationally, and internationally in all that we do in the future.”
For more on the rankings across IU, read the official press release.