In the U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education is ranked Number One in the nation among public university graduate education programs and No. 2 overall, tying with Harvard University. The College is also ranked No. 1 in research, with research expenditures in 2009-10 totaling almost $60 million.

Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education is placed among the top ranked schools in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 listing of graduate schools of education. The LMU School of Education jumped to 86th on the list of more than the 250 schools of education surveyed. It was the third-highest ranked Jesuit institution and the 11th-ranked school in California.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education is ranked 9th among more than 200 schools of education nationally. In the 2012 edition, the deans also ranked UW–Madison in the top 4 for the following specialties:
- First in curriculum and instruction.
- First in educational psychology.
- First in rehabilitation counseling (ranked by program directors and faculty, last ranked in 2007).
- Second in administration/supervision.
- Second in elementary education.
- Third in secondary education.
- Fourth in education policy.

Best Education Schools 2012:
1 Vanderbilt University (Peabody)
2 Harvard University
2 University of Texas--Austin
4 Stanford University
4 Teachers College, Columbia University
Source: US News

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