College of Education Recognized in Recent National Rankings

October 21, 2014


Auburn University’s College of Education has been recognized recently in a flurry of national rankings.

U.S. News and World Report named Auburn as having the sixth best overall online graduate program in the country.

“We’re delighted that U.S. News & World Report has recognized the excellence of our students, as well as our faculty’s commitment to providing quality instruction and keeping pace with ever-changing technological tools,” said Betty Lou Whitford, Dean of the College of Education and the Wayne T. Smith Distinguished Professor.

“We pride ourselves on bringing out the best in our students, whether they happen to join us on campus or online. Those who choose the latter option for reasons of family or career obligations will find that they will be engaged, challenged and well prepared by our faculty.”

The College also had a high ranking the previous year’s results from U.S. News.

Auburn’s College of Education was also ranked as having the top online Master of Education degree program in the country for 2013 by BestSchools.org. For 2014, Auburn was named by OnlineCollege.org as having the “Best Faculty Credentials for Best Online Master’s Degree in Elementary Education.”

Furthermore, Graduateprograms.com has ranked Auburn’s Education Leadership program as the second-best in the country, and its overall graduate education program as the 13th best in the country. It also named Auburn’s Secondary Education program at number 15 nationally.