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College of Education Nationally Ranked

According to the “Best Education School Rankings” from the 2020 U.S. News & World Report, Boise State University’s College of Education is ranked in the top 30 of public universities. When the rankings are listed according to regional areas, Boise State’s College of Education is in the Top 3 for both the Intermountain West and the Northwest.

The annual rankings consider factors related to reputation of employers, quality of graduate students and programs, faculty research activity and external funding, and peer evaluations. Nearly 400 graduate schools of education were surveyed. Of those 400 institutions, only 194 institutions received a rank this year.

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Top 3 in the Northwest

In the Northwest, Boise State’s College of Education is ranked #3 Best Education School:
1. University of Oregon
2. University of Washington
3. Boise State University


Boise State College of Education #3 in NW 

Top 3 in the Intermountain West

In the Intermountain West, the College of Education is ranked #3 Best Education School:
1. University of Colorado-Boulder
2. Utah State University
3. Boise State University


Boise State College of Education #3 in Intermountain West 

Top 12 in the West

In the regional West, Boise State’s College of Education is ranked #12 Best Education School:
1. Stanford University
2. University of California-Los Angeles
3. University of Southern California (Rossier)
4. University of Oregon
5. University of Washington
6. Arizona State University
7. University of California-Berkeley
8. University of California-Irvine
9. University of Colorado-Boulder
10. Utah State University
11. University of California-Davis
12. Boise State University


Boise State College of Education #12 in West 

Number 39 in the Nation

In the United States, Boise State’s College of Education is ranked #39 Best Education School overall compared to colleges of education across all 50 states. The College of Education climbed 15 spots from the 2019 to 2020 list.



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