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2014 Best Graduate Schools Preview: Top 10 Education Schools

Want more than a sneak peek at the rankings of these schools and others? Visit usnews.com on March 12.

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Updated 3/12/13: The 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings have been released; check out the full Best Education Schools rankings online.

Thinking about applying to graduate school? Whether you're interested in pursuing a graduate degree in education, or attending law school or business school, there are some big decisions to make. Each year, U.S. News & World Report surveys more than 1,200 graduate schools and programs and ranks them according to our methodology to help students decide what to study and find the right school for them.

Here, we offer a sneak peek of the 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings.

U.S. News surveyed 278 schools granting doctoral degrees in education. In alphabetical order, here are the top 10 highest-ranked education schools.

School (state)
Vanderbilt University (Peabody) (TN)
Johns Hopkins University (MD)
Harvard University (MA)
University of Texas—Austin
Stanford University (CA)
Teachers College, Columbia University (NY)
University of Pennsylvania
University of California—Los Angeles
University of Oregon
University of Wisconsin—Madison

The actual ranking and score of these and other graduate schools will be available March 12, 2013, on usnews.com.

Access the U.S. News Education School Compass for more in-depth rankings and searchable data, tools, and an expanded directory of programs.