School of Education Celebrates Rise in National Rankings

Albany, NY (March 26, 2012) - The 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate schools of education—just released—placed the University at Albany School of Education at #53 in the nation out of 280 schools granting doctoral degrees.

That rank is up five spots from 2012, eight spots from 2011. UAlbany's School of Education is ranked 4th among schools of education in New York State. These rankings place the School among the very best in the nation in terms of reputation, scholarship, and quality of students.


“The faculty members of the School of Education are an extraordinary group of scholars—creative, productive, generous, and passionate about education, mental health, and human development,” says Dean Robert Bangert-Drowns.  “These increases in rankings reflect growing recognition of the quality and effectiveness of our faculty.”