US News ranks NC State College of Education 28th in the nation; 4 specialized programs ranked in the Top 25
NC State College of Education is tied for No. 28 in the US News and World Report’s 2023 ranking of the best doctoral schools published on March 29 – the highest in the college American News‘ ranking to date. Among the only public schools of education, the College of Education is tied at No. 16 in the country.
“The American NewsRankings recognize the great work our faculty, staff, students, and alumni continue to do to live out NC State’s land grant mission to have a transformative impact on society by advancing the greater good . It also shows our college’s ability to adapt to meet North Carolina’s changing educational needs,” said Paola Sztajn, acting dean of the College of Education, who will become dean on April 1. “The ranking is truly a testament to the leadership of Professor Mary Ann Danowitz and the growth our college has experienced during her tenure as Dean.
Danowitz, who served as Dean of the College of Education from 2016 to October 2021, said, “I couldn’t be more proud or grateful to our faculty and staff at the College of Education. Ranking #28 is credited to outstanding faculty and staff, their accomplishments, and the heightened national awareness of our great college’s unwavering and sustained efforts over time to close the opportunity gap in education. education and solve many of the biggest problems of our time to increase the success of all learners and equity in education throughout life.
American News surveyed 457 schools for its Best Overall Education Schools and ranked them based on student selectivity, faculty resources, quality ratings, and research activities. As reported by American News, College of Education faculty and researchers received $29 million in funding in 2021, the most of any college of education in North Carolina and among the top 5% in the nation. The college also awarded more doctorates than any college of education in North Carolina in 2020-21 and continued to improve quality assessments, which are based on surveys of peers and hiring managers. in education, including superintendents.
For the third consecutive year, the College of Education also had several programs classified in American News‘ Education specialty categories, which are solely based on peer nominations:
- Education Administration tied for No. 14 in the nation
- Secondary teacher training tied for 18th nationally
- Primary teacher training tied for 22nd in the country
- Curriculum and instruction tied for No. 24 in the nation
The College of Education’s overall rankings have dropped from 59th place since the 2017 rankings released in the spring of 2016.