UT Austin College of Education Ranks Among Best Graduate Schools in the Nation

The College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin soared eight positions in this year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School Rankings and now sits at #4 among public schools, #8 overall and among the top 10 best education schools in the country. Four programs moved up as well with nine programs ranked in the top 20 and six ranked in the top 10, including Educational Administration, Education Policy, Educational Psychology and Special Education.

“In the College of Education we take very seriously our commitment to teach innovatively, conduct groundbreaking research and reimagine the education and health landscape,” said Charles R. Martinez, Jr., dean of the College of Education at UT Austin. “The recent rankings reflect our success and commitment to those principles, and to ensuring our students receive the highest quality education to go out and make a positive impact in the world. I am very proud of our entire College of Education community whose hard work and dedication drives our rankings year over year.”

The college’s Kinesiology and Health Education programs also rank highly, with its doctoral program in kinesiology earning the #6 spot from the Academy of Kinesiology and the Master of Education in Sport Management (Online) also ranking #6 by Sports Degrees Online’s Best Sport Management Programs for 2024-25.

College of Education USN&WR specialty rankings:

  • No. 5 in Educational Administration and Supervision
  • No. 6 in Educational Psychology
  • No. 7 in Special Education
  • No. 9 in Education Policy
  • No. 10 in Elementary Teacher Education (tied)
  • No. 10 in Secondary Teacher Education (tied)
  • No. 12 in Curriculum & Instruction
  • No. 14 in Higher Education Administration
  • No. 15 in Student Counseling & Personnel Services

USN&WR ranks colleges and schools across the country on a variety of factors, including peer assessment data, research funding and statistical indicators.

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