School of Education Continues to Rise in U.S. News Rankings


2012 10 LMU 461-med-featuredLoyola Marymount University’s School of Education was again among the top-ranked schools in U.S. News & World Report’s latest edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” Rising 11 spots from last year, the School of Education is 59th out of the 357 graduate schools of education surveyed and more than 1,500 schools, colleges and departments of education nationwide. The SOE has climbed 72 positions since 2011.

The LMU School of Education is tied for the second-highest ranked Jesuit institution nationally with Fordham University, behind only Boston College. LMU is the third-ranked private, independent school of education in California, behind Stanford and USC. Of the more than 80 education programs in California, LMU is ranked seventh.

“The School of Education’s continued ascent in these rankings is a strong testament to the impact of our faculty, staff, students and alumni on schools and communities in Los Angeles and beyond,” said Shane P. Martin, dean of the School of Education. “It’s through our people, our programs and our partnerships in the field that we make a difference in the lives of students and families.”

The LMU School of Education is celebrating 10 years of its Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice program – with more than 100 graduates holding influential positions in diverse educational settings, the LMU Doctoral Program is transforming schools and communities across Los Angeles and the world.

For complete rankings and methodology, visit: http://www.usnews.com/grad