CEHD shows gains in U.S. News & World Report’s best graduate schools

CEHD continues its rise on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings.

The Department of Educational Psychology has three programs among the top 10 in the nation on the 2021 list. Special education, which has held a top-10 spot for several years, continued its tradition by placing ninth this year. Educational psychology jumped a spot to also sit at ninth. Counseling and student personnel psychology leaped four spots to land at 10th place.

Curriculum and instruction is ranked among the nation’s top 20 programs at 18th. Educational administration also made U.S. News & World Report’s list this year, placing 28th. Specialty program rankings are based on nominations by education school deans nationwide.

These programs join CEHD’s developmental psychology program, ranked #1 in the nation. The program was last ranked along with other psychology programs as part of the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the Best Social Sciences and Humanities Schools.

CEHD as a whole was rated the 13th best public education graduate school in the nation. In U.S. News & World Report’s entire list of 255 schools, CEHD placed 22nd overall. Rankings are based on student selectivity, faculty resources, and research activity, as well as from assessments by peers and educational professionals.