Neag School Named a Top 25 Public Graduate School of Education

U.S. News & World Report ranks the Neag School as tied for No. 22 among all public graduate schools of education in the nation.

The Gentry Building, home of the Neag School of Education, at UConn Storrs.

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UConn’s Neag School of Education appears for the eighth consecutive year as one of the top 25 public graduate schools of education in the United States, tied at No. 22, per the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report rankings released earlier today.

Among all graduate schools of education across the nation, the Neag School stands tied at No. 31, while its special education program is tied at No. 17 in the U.S. News 2023-2024 specialty program category rankings.

“Recognition as one of the nation’s leading graduate schools of education is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our faculty, staff, and students here at the Neag School of Education,” Dean Jason G. Irizarry says. “We prepare teachers, school administrators, research scholars, counselors and school psychologists, sport management professionals, and leaders who live out our mission — to improve educational and social systems to be more effective, equitable, and just for all — and tackle the important issues facing our communities.”

In fall 2022 and early 2023, U.S. News collected statistical and reputation data from education schools nationwide that grant doctoral degrees in education; of 459 schools surveyed, 276 responded. Nine different indicators, including total research expenditures, student selectivity, and assessment scores by peers, are used in the rankings calculations. Specialty rankings are based on nominations by deans of education schools and deans of graduate studies at education schools from the list of schools surveyed, according to U.S. News.

Check out the 2023-2024 U.S. News Best Education Schools rankings online.