Graduate Program Spotlight: University of Texas (Austin) College of Education


The PowerScore Graduate Program Spotlight gives you a snapshot of a different graduate program each week. For more information about each profiled institution, be sure to check out the school's website.


The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education is today's Grad Program Spotlight. From the school's website:

As one of the top professional schools in the country, the College of Education trains future educators to bring vision and leadership to the teaching and learning processes in a creative and diverse environment. Undergraduate teacher preparation is a faculty priority; our students average 98 percent on the state certification test, and the College has the highest pass rate of any Texas public institution of higher education. Our graduate programs have received nationwide acclaim, with a Community College Leadership Program that has graduated more presidents and deans of community colleges than any other program in the country.


Type of school: Public

Setting: Urban

Size: 789 full-time, 528 part-time

Degrees offered: Master of Arts (M.A.)Master of Education (M.Ed.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

Student-to-faculty ratio: 4.5 to 1 (according to the school's U.S. News & World Report profile)

Tuition and fees: $7,486/year (part-time in-state), $14,104/year (part-time out-of-state), $7,798/year (full-time in-state), $15,166/year (full-time out-of-state)

Cost of living (single student): $11,261 - $17,474 as per the school's website.
Address: Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station D5700, Austin, Texas 78712-0379
Phone: 512.471.5942
Email: Various (see school's Contact page)
Website: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/home/
Twitter accounts: @UT_CoE
Facebook: The College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin

All information was gathered from the school's website and the school's U.S. News & World Report profile. Please consult the school's website and Office of Admissions with questions regarding this information. 

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