College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin ranked 10th overall, U.S. News and World Report

March 19, 2018

The College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin ranks 10th overall in the U.S. News and World Report, up one place from last year. The College also ranks third in research expenditures. 

"The College continues to be ranked one of the best public institutions of education in the country. We are proud of our exceptional and sustained performance among our peers. I thank our faculty and college family for creating an environment that produces cutting-edge, highly relevant scholarship that furthers the field of education and provides our students with the knowledge they need to become sought-after leaders in education." says Interim Dean Sherry Field. 

Eight of the college's departments, programs, and specialty areas have also earned places among the top 10 public schools: 

Administration/Supervision: Second among publics, third overall (tied with Harvard University and Teachers College, Columbia University, and up from sixth overall last year)

Curriculum and Instruction: Fifth among publics, eighth overall

Education Policy: 10th among publics, 15th overall (tied with New York University--Steinhardt and University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)

Educational Psychology: Fifth among publics, seventh overall (up one spot from last year)

Elementary Education: Ninth among publics, 12th overall (moved into top 10 among publics)

Higher Education Administration: Ninth among publics, 15th overall (moved into top 10 among publics)

Secondary Education: Seventh among publics, 10th overall (moved into top 10 among publics and overall)

Special Education: Sixth among publics, seventh overall