College of Education and Human Development

Department of Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology and Special Education rank seventh and 10th on U.S. News & World Report’s best graduate schools list

The Department of Educational Psychology once again had a strong showing on the 2024 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate School annual rankings.

These rankings continue a history of strong showings for the department, with special education named the 10th best in the nation, while educational psychology rose to seventh place. Specialty program rankings are based on nominations by education school deans and deans of graduate studies at education schools.

Staying in the top 20, the College of Education and Human Development placed 15th among all public education graduate schools in the nation.

Overall rankings are derived by scoring each school on several distinct factors, including faculty resources, research activity, student selectivity, and quality assessments from peers and other educational professionals.