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2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

There are about 10,922 students enrolled in Middle School Education and Teaching in the USA.

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popularity

Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

3,486

Vs. National Avg.

-78%

popularity Rank

#178

cost

Somewhat Affordable

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$24K

Vs. National Avg.

1%

cost Rank

#255

salary

Low Paying

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$39K

Vs. National Avg.

-2%

salary Rank

#299

professors

Not Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-4%

professors Rank

#320

students

Not Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-6%

students Rank

#366

SUMMARY

Choosing to study Middle School Education and Teaching is not only a valuable choice, but frequently a requisite first step for undergrads intending to enter a career as a middle school teacher, a music teacher, or a guidance counselor. In fact, middle school education and teaching is an uncommon degree coming in at the 144th most popular area of study. Last academic year, there were 2,184 middle school education and teaching degrees conferred. In-state tuition for middle school education and teaching at private universities is, on average, 3.1 times more costly than their public peers.

There are 291 institutions which offer middle school education and teaching. 291 institutions is on par with other degrees offered in the United States. If you are hoping to surround yourself with other middle school education and teaching majors, consider looking at schools in Ohio which have more students admitted to middle school education and teaching than any other state. More generally, the top region to pursue middle school education and teaching is in the Southeast region with Western Carolina University, University of Memphis, and University of North Georgia best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection for the best conference to major in middle school education and teaching is the Mid-American Conference with Bowling Green State University-Main Campus, Kent State University at Kent, and Miami University-Oxford representing the conference. That said, our choice for the best school for middle school education and teaching is University of Maryland-College Park. You might also want to check out our list of best colleges.

The overall 'best' school is not necessarily the 'best' school for every student. There might be a bunch of angels to weigh when choosing institution. External stuff like campus amenities, transportation services, and food might impact your inclinations on where to go to school. At Authority, we examined the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you want to know which middle school education and teaching university boasts the top campus, the answer is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If, for example, you are very interested in which school has the top campus, we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, government databases, professor reviews, and more in order to compare each major in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our well researched list for the universities with the best student life&nbsphere and, from that list, our pick of the college with the best student life for middle school education and teaching is University of Maryland-College Park. Curious why? Continue reading to learn more about our top selections. Some of our conclusions just might shock you.

If expense is a significant factor in your choice of where you attend college, you might consider avoiding University of St Thomas. University of St Thomas&nbspappears to be the most expensive college for middle school education and teaching, at least regarding out of state attendance. We have a page for the most expensive&nbspuniversities that might put the cost at University of St Thomas&nbspinto perspective. Additionally, you may be interested to know that middle school education and teaching is the 242nd most expensive degree in America, with an average expense of $27,800. To zoom out a little, the most expensive state for middle school education and teaching in the nation is Minnesota with expenses at the primary institution, University of St Thomas, of $44,780. To zoom out even further, the most expensive region of the U.S. for middle school education and teaching is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.

Our cheapest region for middle school education and teaching is the Plains region which is represented by Northwest Missouri State University with a cost of $10,738, Chadron State College with a cost of $5,110, and Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies with a cost of $6,070. On the bright side, the most affordable university for middle school education and teaching is College of Charleston. Authority.org's entire list of the most affordable schools can be explored here.

In-state students can expect to pay about $9,800 for a degree in middle school education and teaching. The cost swells dramatically to a median of $21,000 for an out-of-state public-school undergraduate. On that note, our selection for the school constituting the best value for middle school education and teaching: University of St Thomas. On this page you will find our comprehensive list about the schools we believe to be the best value&nbspoverall. Bear in mind, this list is predicated on out-of-state tuition costs. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for middle school education and teaching majors differ widely, but within two-years of graduation graduates will typically make around $45,800. There is much variation in earnings; top positions can rake in up to $66,700. Right out of school, the lowest earning jobs within the middle school education and teaching field make $31,100, which could be worse. The top earning graduates from middle school education and teaching graduated from Duquesne University&nbspand if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The general diversity of middle school education and teaching ranks pretty bad, coming within only the 5th percentile of all programs. The college with the highest composite diversity for middle school education and teaching is Loyola University Chicago&nbspand here you can find our general list of the colleges which have the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of the Middle School Education and Teaching major is only within the 91st percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even lower in the 7th percentile. White undergraduates compose the largest proportion, 81%, of those studying middle school education and teaching. Additionally, 77% of undergraduates pursuing a middle school education and teaching degree are women.

We have insufficient professors data for middle school education and teaching to make the conclusions we normally would have made in this sentence. If we including data beyond simply rankings it becomes clear that the school with the overall best professors for middle school education and teaching is University of Maryland-College Park. You will find more detail on our ever evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with many of the best examples of instructors in the country.

Finally, the most difficult university to get into for middle school education and teaching is University of Maryland-College Park. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we have an extensive list for the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, here at Authority we do hope you understand that approaching university from context primarily shaped by superlatives might create issues. We encourage you to explore our other pages on different colleges and explore some of our insightful background 'blog posts' on important details to look out for as your school search continues.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

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A+

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC | www.unc.edu/

25%

Acceptance

32,160

Students

#69

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY | https://www.rochester.edu/

35%

Acceptance

14,171

Students

#53

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO | www.wustl.edu/

16%

Acceptance

17,893

Students

#18

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL | www.illinois.edu/

63%

Acceptance

57,324

Students

#125

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

Cincinnati, OH | www.uc.edu/

76%

Acceptance

46,140

Students

#632

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

A

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Ohio State University-Main Campus

Columbus, OH | www.osu.edu/

68%

Acceptance

66,017

Students

#194

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC | www.ncsu.edu/

46%

Acceptance

40,537

Students

#136

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Maryland-College Park

College Park, MD | www.umd.edu/

51%

Acceptance

44,404

Students

#98

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia, MO | https://missouri.edu/

82%

Acceptance

32,916

Students

#450

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Harding University

Searcy, AR | www.harding.edu/

55%

Acceptance

5,204

Students

#297

Ranking

$22K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Clemson University

Clemson, SC | www.clemson.edu/

62%

Acceptance

28,933

Students

#153

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH | https://udayton.edu/

81%

Acceptance

12,544

Students

#216

Ranking

$45K

Tuition

A

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Columbia, SC | www.sc.edu/

68%

Acceptance

38,526

Students

#258

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, NE | www.unl.edu/

78%

Acceptance

32,498

Students

#399

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN | https://www.lipscomb.edu/

62%

Acceptance

5,876

Students

#408

Ranking

$35K

Tuition

C

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Johnson University

Knoxville, TN | johnsonu.edu/

55%

Acceptance

1,316

Students

#1499

Ranking

$18K

Tuition

B

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS | https://www.msstate.edu/

80%

Acceptance

24,449

Students

#772

Ranking

$24K

Tuition

B

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of St Thomas

Houston, TX | https://www.stthom.edu/

96%

Acceptance

3,938

Students

#927

Ranking

$32K

Tuition

A

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

DePaul University

Chicago, IL | https://www.depaul.edu/

70%

Acceptance

25,937

Students

#323

Ranking

$41K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Cedarville University

Cedarville, OH | https://www.cedarville.edu/

59%

Acceptance

4,763

Students

#449

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA | www.temple.edu/

71%

Acceptance

42,075

Students

#303

Ranking

$30K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, AR | www.obu.edu/

62%

Acceptance

1,747

Students

#624

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD | umbc.edu/

69%

Acceptance

15,403

Students

#385

Ranking

$25K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Middle School Education and Teaching

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY | www.uky.edu/

96%

Acceptance

32,756

Students

#518

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

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