Rankings & Statistics


Ranked among the nation's top 10 public grad schools of education – and 15th overall – UVA School of Education and Human Development consistently produces innovative research and houses some of the best faculty in the field.

World Rankings

2017 Academic Rankings of World Universities: UVA School of Education and Human Development is 13th in the world

US News & World Report Rankings

2020 US News & World Report Online Graduate School Rankings

Online Graduate Education Programs: 3

Curriculum & Supervision: 4
Administration & Supervision: 7
Special Education: 7
Media Design (Instructional Design): 13

2021 US News & World Report Graduate School Rankings

School of Education and Human Development: 15

Special Education: 4
Elementary Education: 6
Secondary Education: 6
Administration & Supervision: 6
Education Policy: 10
Curriculum & Instruction: 11
Education Psychology: 15
Higher Education: 20

Top U.S. Public Universities - University of Virginia: 8

Number of…

Areas of Study: 23
Faculty: 127
Out-of-state students: 493
In-state students: 1899
On-Grounds students: 1273
Off-Grounds students: 1119

Number of Students

B.S.Ed. 256
Cert. 86
Ed.D. 73
Ed.S. 23
M.Ed. 537
M.T. 381
Ph.D. 158
Non-degree 881

Number of Degrees Conferred, 2017-2018

B.S.Ed. 123
Ed.D. / Ph.D. 37
Ed.S. 4
M.Ed. 300
M.T. 146
Degree Total 610

Recent Accolades


UVA School of Education Master’s Degree Rated No. 3 in the Nation

The School's elementary teaching master’s program ranks No. 3 in the nation, according to an internet ranking site.

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Mazurek’s Autism Research Named One of 20 Most Important Advances in Autism

A study conducted by Micah Mazurek has been selected as one of the top 20 most important advances in autism research.

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UVA School of Education Continues Climbing in U.S. News Rankings

UVA School of Education climbed to #16 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Graduate School rankings.

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High Rankings, Higher Expectations


  • 4 th

    Best Special Education Program in the Country

  • 15 th

    Best Education Graduate School in the Country

  • 6 th

    Best Elementary Education Program in the Country