Marsal Family School of Education ranks #1 on U.S. News and World Report's Best Education Schools 

April 25, 2023

The Marsal Family School of Education is ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report in their 2024 rankings of the best education schools.


Additionally, all Marsal School programs for which USNWR establishes specialty area rankings are in the top 10, with the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education and the Combined Program in Education and Psychology ranked #1 in the country. 

Marsal School’s specialty area rankings are as follows: 
Education Psychology #1
Higher Education #1
Elementary Education #3
Secondary Education #4 
Curriculum and Instruction #5
Educational Administration #7
Education Policy #7

According to USNWR, overall rankings take into consideration research activity, peer assessment, education professional assessment, faculty resources, and student selectivity. Specialty area rankings are based on nominations from leadership at surveyed institutions. 

Dean of the Marsal Family School of Education, Elizabeth Birr Moje, said “It’s an honor to be recognized, particularly by our peers and other education professionals. U.S. News and World Report rankings help some students who may not have considered Michigan discover the excellence of our programs, but the attributes of which we are most proud are unquantifiable: our deep engagement with public scholarship; our supportive and passionate community of thinkers, learners, and leaders; and, of course, our shared commitment to diversity, inclusion, justice, and equity.”