Best Online Graduate Education Programs

These are the best online master's in education degree programs, based on factors such as level of accreditation, admissions selectivity and academic and career support services offered to students. See the methodology »

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Rank School Faculty Credentials and Training Student Services and Technology Student Engagement Admissions Selectivity
#1 Overall Score: 100 Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, IL

88 76 92 58
#2 Overall Score: 98 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

97 43 96 55
#3 Overall Score: 97 Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

86 89 87 48
#3 Overall Score: 97 University of Houston

Houston, TX

82 69 89 76
#5 Overall Score: 95 St. John's University

Queens, NY

90 94 86 40
#6 Overall Score: 94 Auburn University

Auburn, AL

81 62 85 67
#7 Overall Score: 92 South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

87 58 89 59
#8 Overall Score: 91 University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

78 44 91 64
#9 Overall Score: 90 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Champaign, IL

96 57 72 54
#9 Overall Score: 90 University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

89 55 88 63
#11 Overall Score: 89 Ball State University

Muncie, IN

87 60 74 60
#11 Overall Score: 89 Black Hills State University

Spearfish, SD

86 54 98 70
#11 Overall Score: 89 Graceland University

Lamoni, IA

100 39 100 60
#11 Overall Score: 89 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

86 64 82 32
#15 Overall Score: 88 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

79 47 90 65
#16 Overall Score: 87 George Washington University

Washington, DC

69 67 83 41
#16 Overall Score: 87 North Carolina State University—​Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

84 55 68 83
#18 Overall Score: 86 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

75 62 79 41
#18 Overall Score: 86 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

77 58 79 54
#20 Overall Score: 85 Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

91 68 81 32
#20 Overall Score: 85 Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

77 62 86 60
#22 Overall Score: 84 California State University—​Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

75 54 82 55
#22 Overall Score: 84 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

74 58 85 32
#22 Overall Score: 84 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

73 50 63 87
#25 Overall Score: 83 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

92 62 55 57

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