The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Education (COE) has been ranked among the best graduate schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report’s 2023 Best Graduate Schools. Coming in 67th out of 274 schools considered, the COE moved up 13 places from its previous ranking.
The 17th consecutive year the college has been listed among the top 100 education programs, the COE also continues to be recognized for its funded research, having secured $21 million in grants and contracts in 2021.
“I cannot express enough how proud I am of our COE programs,” Dean Nathan Murata said. “To continue to thrive and excel amid one of the most globally challenging periods of our lives is completely the result of our award-winning faculty, staff, students, and alumni.”
The college has been nationally accredited since 2000. As in previous years, faculty, staff, students, and alumni received awards at the university, state, national, and international levels. In 2022, they have already been recognized for innovation, diversity, disability studies, special education, research, and contributions to the field of education
U.S. News evaluated schools of education based on 11 indicators, including research activity, academic excellence of entering students, faculty resources, and opinions on program quality from education school deans and school hiring professionals.