Peabody College again ranked highly by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Each spring, U.S. News & World Report releases its rankings of various professional schools and disciplines, including graduate schools of education. For 2023-2024, Vanderbilt Peabody College received an overall score of 98 out of a possible 100, resulting in a 6th place ranking.

Peabody has been ranked among the top ten schools every year since 1996.

The college’s funded research of $49.9 million for fiscal year 2022 also was among the top ten totals of any school or college.

Regard by Peers

Peabody’s Peer Assessment Score of 4.5 (out of 5), an assessment of quality by deans of education schools and associate deans of research at education schools, was among the top 3 in the country.

In ratings of education specialties by academic peers, Peabody also scored highly:

Educational Administration & Supervision 1
Special Education 1
Education Policy 2
Curriculum & Instruction 3
Educational Psychology 4
Elementary Teacher Education 5
Higher Education Administration 7
Secondary Teacher Education 7
Student Counseling & Personnel Services 10

“The new rankings show that Peabody continues to conduct research and produce graduates who lead as scholars and practitioners,” said Camilla P. Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development. “I am grateful to our faculty and staff for all they do to keep us in the vanguard of schools of education.”