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TCU College of Education Rises 25 Spots in U.S. News Rankings of Best Education Graduate Schools

TCU ranks in the nation’s top graduate schools of education, according to the U.S. News & World Report. The College of Education climbed 25 places for the 2020 report, which was ranked by expert opinions and factors like quality of students, faculty and research.

Committed to preparing leaders for diverse educational settings, the College’s graduates lead universities, schools and non-profit organizations around the world.

“This year’s rise in U.S. News rankings shows the TCU College of Education commitment to providing our graduate students with an outstanding education,” said Jan Lacina, Ph.D., associate dean of graduate studies. “Our students, alumni, faculty and staff continue to transform schools and communities throughout Texas and around the world.”

About COE Graduate Programs

The College has 253 graduate students and 25 full-time faculty in graduate studies. Students may choose from five doctoral degree programs:

  • Curriculum studies
  • Counseling and counselor education
  • Educational leadership
  • Higher education leadership
  • Science education

The College also offers five master’s degree programs:

  • Curriculum and instruction (areas of emphasis include language and literacy, math, science, and curriculum studies),
  • Counseling
  • Educational leadership
  • Special education
  • Teaching plus certification.

Graduate students have many options to get involved in educational research and outreach. TCU is the only university in the nation with two special education laboratory schools: Starpoint School for children with learning differences and KinderFrogs School for children with Down syndrome and other developmental delays. The Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education, Alice Neeley Special Education Research and Service (ANSERS) Institute, and Center for Public Education support people and programs that further education.