Rankings & Statistics


Ranked among the nation's top 10 public grad schools of education – and 19th overall – UVA School of Education and Human Development consistently produces innovative research and houses some of the best faculty in the field.

World Rankings

2021 Global Rankings of Academic Subjects by Shanghai Ranking: UVA School of Education and Human Development is 13th in the world

US News & World Report Rankings

2021 US News & World Report Online Graduate School Rankings

Online Graduate Education Programs: 10

Special Education: 4
Administration & Supervision: 6
Media Design (Instructional Design): 13
Curriculum & Instruction: 19

2022 US News & World Report Graduate School Rankings

School of Education and Human Development: 19

Special Education: 5
Elementary Education: 8
Administration & Supervision: 8
Secondary Education: 11
Education Policy: 11
Curriculum & Instruction: 13
Education Psychology: 17
Higher Education: 21

Top U.S. Public Universities - University of Virginia: 10

Number of…

Areas of Study: 23
Faculty: 140
Out-of-state students: 867
In-state students: 2002
On-Grounds students: 1144
Off-Grounds students: 1113
Online students: 612

Number of Students

B.S.Ed. 524
Cert. 50
Ed.D. 144
Ed.S. 51
M.Ed. 764
M.S. 31
M.T. 215
Ph.D. 128
Non-degree 962

Number of Degrees Conferred, 2020-21

Bachelor's 163
Master's 429
Ed.S. 3
Doctorates 26
Degree Total 621

High Rankings, Higher Expectations


  • 5 th

    Best Special Education Program in the Country

  • 19 th

    Best Education Graduate School in the Country

  • 8 th

    Best Elementary Education Program in the Country