College of Education online programs receive top rankings from U.S. News & World Report

January 27, 2022

blue banner with COE rankings reading College of Education ranked number 14 among colleges of education by Us News and World Report | 2022 Best Online Graduate Education ProgramsAuburn University’s College of Education online graduate programs are among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Online Program rankings released Jan. 25.

The College of Education is ranked No. 14 overall “best” among colleges of education.

For online programs for veterans, the College of Education achieved a “best” national designation at No. 4.

Individual programs within the college also receiving “best” national designations include Educational Administration and Supervision, No. 5, and Curriculum and Instruction, No. 17.

“We are proud to see College of Education programs ranked among the best in the nation,” said Dean Jeff Fairbrother. “These rankings affirm the work that we are doing and will continue to do to provide quality educational programs. To be recognized by U.S. News & World Report is a testament to our dedicated faculty, staff, and students.”

The U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings are based on factors such as student engagement and excellence, faculty credentials and training, expert opinion and services and technology.

“These rankings are testament to the innovation, talent and commitment of our faculty as we continue to deliver exceptional instruction through our traditional and online classrooms,” said Provost Bill Hardgrave. “As more students seek an Auburn education, I’m proud that our campus continues to advance our learning outcomes and engage more students across diverse modalities.”

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Miranda Nobles