Rankings & Statistics


Ranked among the nation's top 10 public grad schools of education – and 18th overall – the Curry School consistently produces innovative research and houses some of the best faculty in the field.

World Rankings

2017 Academic Rankings of World Universities: Curry School of Education 13th in the world

US News & World Report Rankings

2018 US News & World Report Rankings

Curry School of Education: 18
Special Education: 4
Elementary Education: 6
Secondary Education: 9
Administration & Supervision: 10
Education Policy: 10
Education Psychology: 12
Curriculum & Instruction: 19

Top U.S. Public Universities - University of Virginia: 3

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, 2015-2016

B.S.Ed. 100
Ed.D. 8
Ed.S. 38
M.Ed. 248
M.T. 146
Ph.D. 37
Cert. 24
Degree Total 601

High Rankings, Higher Expectations


  • 4 th

    Best Special Education Program in the Country

  • 18 th

    Best Education Graduate School in the Country

  • 6 th

    Best Elementary Education Program in the Country