Ball State University’s Teachers College today
was once again recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its standout
graduate degree programs in education.
Ball State earned two top-30 national rankings in U.S.
News & World Report’s 2023 “Best Graduate School Rankings” list,
including 22nd in Elementary Teacher Education and 26th
in Curriculum & Instruction, a
Overall, Ball State ranked 76th in the nation
in overall graduate education programs, an increase of 15 spots from last
year’s list. Ball State now ranks in the top 17 percent of all institutions of
education across the nation in its graduate offerings.
“As the largest teacher preparation provider in Indiana,
we take seriously our mission of preparing committed professionals and leaders
in all areas of education,” said Dr. Anand R. Marri,
Teachers College dean. “This most recent recognition from U.S. News &
World Report is further proof of both the quantity and the high quality of
our educator programs.”
Graduate education and lifetime learning are foundational
to Ball State’s strategic plan, Destination 2040: Our Flight
Path. Each year, more than 5,400 graduate students choose the University
for the depth and quality of its programs and the forward-thinking research
they conduct with its stellar faculty.
“We are grateful that our excellent graduate programs are
once again earning recognition from U.S. News & World Report,” said Dr. Adam Beach, Graduate
School dean. “Our graduate programs emphasize the knowledge, methods, and
skills needed for scholarly teaching, problem solving, original research,
creative inquiry, and intellectual leadership, and they prepare responsible
civic and professional leaders for our community, the state, the nation, and
To learn more about the
more than 130 master's, doctoral, and specialist degrees and graduate
certificates offered at Ball State, visit the Graduate School website, call 765-285-1301, or