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TCU Ranks in Top 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 18 places for the 2019 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.

“The increase in ranking for the College of Education is a result of our outstanding faculty, staff, students and the partnerships that we hold with schools and other community partners.,” Associate Dean of Graduate Studies Jan Lacina said. “The College will continue to strive to prepare exemplary teachers, leaders, counselors and researchers for Texas and the nation.”

The College has 244 graduate students and 25 full-time faculty in graduate studies, with a 3.5:1 student-faculty ratio. Students may choose from five doctoral degree programs: curriculum studies, counseling and counselor education, educational leadership, higher education leadership, and science education. The College 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, and 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.