The U.S. News & World Report released its 2023 ranking for Graduate Schools of Education in the spring, and the UNC Greensboro School of Education (SOE) has been ranked #67 nationally as a Graduate School of Education,our highest ranking on record. Within North Carolina, the UNC Greensboro SOE has the third highest ranking amongst Graduate Schools of Education.
Additionally, the Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED)’s Student Counseling specialty area has been ranked #9 in the nation and #1 in North Carolina. The CED department has consistently been recognized as a top graduate education program by the U.S. News & World Report, ranking in the Top 10 list for more than two decades. The Department of Library and Information Science (LIS)’s Master of Library and Information Science program has been ranked #23 in the nation and #2 in North Carolina. LIS was also ranked #8 in the nation for the specialty area of School Library Media, which is the highest ranked in North Carolina in this category.
“These outstanding rankings not only speak to our impact on research and practice at the regional, state, and national level, they also demonstrate the transformative educational experience provided to our students,” says Randy Penfield, Dean of the UNC Greensboro School of Education.
The U.S. News & World Report rankings and data, published in full on usnews.com, are based on in-depth reputation and statistical surveys conducted in fall 2021 and early 2022 of each program in the six largest graduate school disciplines (MBA, law, education, engineering, medical, and nursing programs).
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