College of Education and Human Development

Department of Educational Psychology

Special Education and Educational Psychology rank eighth and 11th on U.S. News & World Report’s best graduate schools list

The Department of Educational Psychology once again had a strong showing on the 2023-24 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 eighth-best in the nation, while educational psychology was listed in 11th 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 16th among all public education graduate schools in the nation. Among the entire list of 272 schools, both public and private, CEHD ranked in 25th place.

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.