U.S. News & World Report Ranks BU Wheelock #39 Among Top Graduate Schools of Education

Today, U.S. News & World Report has published their 2021 rankings of top graduate schools of education in the United States, placing BU Wheelock at #39 overall.

Dean David Chard commented on the news, welcoming the recognition while highlighting the importance of community-focused work to our college’s future progress.

“BU Wheelock is pleased to be ranked among some of the strongest schools and colleges in the nation. As we embark on a new direction for our college, we will strive to work throughout Greater Boston to positively impact the lives of children, their families, and their communities both through our research and the professionals we prepare. Rankings are most important as a reflection of the real impact we are having every day.”

The U.S. News rankings assess graduate schools of education in a variety of areas, from graduate enrollment to research funding. They also consider a school’s reputation among faculty at peer institutions and professionals in the field. Each year’s survey considers data from the previous year, making these rankings a lagging—yet still meaningful—indicator of quality.

The complete 2021 U.S. News rankings are available here.