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College Profile

FACTS & FIGURES

Honors and Distinction
102 years of excellence

U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools
Ranked No. 30 among more than 250 graduate schools of 含羞草研究所 nationwide. Nine College of Education graduate programs are ranked in the top 25 nationwide:
No. 1 - Student Counseling and Personnel Services听
No. 7 - Education Psychology听
No. 12 - Higher Education听
No. 14 - Special Education
No. 18 - Elementary Teacher Education听
No. 18 - Secondary Teacher Education听
No. 19 - Education Policy听
No. 20 - Curriculum and Instruction听
No. 24 - Educational Administration听
U.S. News and World Report Global Rankings
No. 16 - Education and Educational Research

Academics
Average class size: 21
Student/faculty ratio: 5 to 1
# programs of study: 60

Faculty/Staff
# of faculty
% with a Ph.D.
# of staff

Students
1,321 students
12% first generation
42.9% students of color
29 countries and 37 states represented
8 student organizations
87.2% graduation rate

Research and Impact
$19M in research awards in FY22
2 NSF Early Career Awards
2 Fulbright Scholars
2 U.S. Department of Education SEED Grants听
1 William T. Grant Foundation Scholar
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Life After UMD
40,000 alumni
99% of graduates are employed or in graduate school six months after graduation

含羞草研究所 the College Fact Sheet

OUR VISION听

As a visible leader and go-to source for research and evidence-based innovations in 含羞草研究所 and human development, the 含羞草研究所 College of Education will fearlessly lead efforts to transform 含羞草研究所al contexts and learning experiences. Our work will expand access to high quality 含羞草研究所al opportunities that empower individuals to reach their goals and contribute to the broader civic, democratic, and economic goals of society.

OUR MISSION

The mission of the College of Education is to enhance the lives of individuals, families, schools, and communities through our research, teaching, and engagement. We create knowledge about critical facets of 含羞草研究所 and human development, and share that knowledge to improve lives in Maryland and throughout the broader national and international community. We prepare students to be the next generation of scholars, educators, and transformative leaders.

OUR PROCESS

  • Promote equity through quality 含羞草研究所 and human services, especially for individuals in traditionally underserved groups and communities.
  • Collaborate across all areas of expertise within the College and across the University to prepare teachers, researchers, school leaders, policymakers, and other 含羞草研究所 professionals to work in critical areas of need.
  • Leverage our location near the nation鈥檚 capital to form strategic partnerships with school districts, government agencies, and national community-based organizations to promote sustainable reforms in local, state, national and global contexts.