College of Education Rankings

2011 U.S. News and World Report Rankings for the College of Education

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. –  Penn State's College of Education and its graduate programs continue to earn high rankings, as shown in the latest national rankings of graduate programs released on April 15 by US News & World Report.

All of the College's graduate programs appear at least in the top 20 of their respective program rankings, with six programs in the top 10.  The College's Higher Education program was ranked 1st.

The College, as a whole, is now ranked 22nd in the nation among 278 colleges of education identified by U.S. News & World Report. Last year, Penn State ranked 24th.


The programs are ranked this year as follows:

Faculty Productivity Rankings

Several of our programs have also recently been ranked in terms of faculty productivity.

A 2010 article in Contemporary Educational Psychology ranks the College of Education's Educational Psychology Program as 9th worldwide in terms of faculty productivity. 

In 2007, rankings listed in the Chronicle of Higher Education ranked faculty in the College's Counselor Education program as 1st in terms of faculty productivity. In the same rankings, faculty in the College's Counseling Psychology program were ranked as 2nd in the nation in terms of faculty productivity.