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2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

There are about 4,898 students enrolled in Social Studies Teacher Education in the USA.

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popularity

Below Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

1,810

Vs. National Avg.

-89%

popularity Rank

#238

cost

Average

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$29K

Vs. National Avg.

18%

cost Rank

#159

salary

Below Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$42K

Vs. National Avg.

4%

salary Rank

#209

professors

Not Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-2%

professors Rank

#289

students

Not Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-3%

students Rank

#318

SUMMARY

Majoring in Social Studies Teacher Education is not only a valuable choice, but ordinarily an obligatory first step for pupils trying to enter a career as a social studies teacher, a social studies tutor, or a social studies instructor. Interestingly, social studies teacher education is an uncommon degree ranking as the 205th most popular major. Last academic year alone, there were 1,134 social studies teacher education diplomas received. In-state tuition for social studies teacher education at private institutions is, on average, 3.3 times more expensive than their public fellows.

There are 275 universities which offer social studies teacher education. This number of institutions is on par with other degrees offered in the United States. If you are hoping to surround yourself with other social studies teacher education undergraduates, consider schools in New York which have the most students admitted to social studies teacher education annually. More generally, the best region to get a degree in social studies teacher education is in the Great Lakes region with Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, and Kent State University at Kent best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the top conference to major in social studies teacher education is the Mid-American Conference with Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, and Kent State University at Kent representing the conference. From our comprehensive list of the best colleges, our belief is that the best university for social studies teacher education is New York University.

The best school does not have to be the best school for every student. There might be tons more perspectives to weigh when selecting institution. Things such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food would definitely affect your choice of which university to attend. Here at authority.org, we've weighed the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which social studies teacher education college has the top college campus, the answer is New York University. If you are mostly interested in which college has the best campus, we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, student reviews, professor reviews, and more so we can evaluate every major in an unbiased and informative way. You can find our comprehensive list for the colleges with the best student life&nbsphere and our selection of the college with the best student life for social studies teacher education is University of Georgia. Curious why? Keep scrolling to learn more about Authority's top selections. Many of our conclusions will probably surprise you.

If expense is a primary deciding factor in your decision on where to go to college, you might be cautious about Boston University. Boston University&nbspappears to be the most expensive school for social studies teacher education, at least for out of state students. That being said, we have a page for the most expensive&nbspcolleges that could put the price tag at Boston University&nbspinto perspective. Additionally, you may be interested to know that social studies teacher education is the 346th most expensive major in the US, with an average associated cost of $19,700. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for social studies teacher education in the country is Massachusetts demonstrated by a cost of $54,720 at the main college in the state Boston University. To zoom out even further, the most costly region of the U.S. for social studies teacher education is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Boston University with a cost of $54,720, and University of Vermont with a cost of $41,280.

Our cheapest region for social studies teacher education is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Brigham Young University-Idaho with a cost of $4,208, Utah State University with a cost of $21,087, and University of Wyoming with a cost of $13,392. On the bright side, the most affordable school for social studies teacher education is CUNY Queens College. Authority.org's comprehensive list of the most affordable universities can be explored here.

In-state students can anticipate paying around $9,800 for a degree in social studies teacher education. That price increases substantially to a median of $21,200 for an out-of-state public-school undergraduate. On that note, our pick for the university representing the best value for social studies teacher education: Boston University. Through this link you will find our comprehensive list about the schools we see as being the best value&nbspoverall. Do know, this section is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition is considered, but we do not know where you live (and are not trying to collect that kind of data).

Earnings for social studies teacher education students can cover a wide range, but two-years after finishing the degree students will typically make in the neighborhood of $46,000. While there is a lot of variation in earnings potential; highest paid earners can rake in up to $91,300. Even right out of college, the lowest end positions within the social studies teacher education field earn $23,000, which isn't that bad. The highest earning graduates for social studies teacher education come from Boston University&nbspand if you are looking for colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The general diversity of social studies teacher education is subpar, coming in only the 3rd percentile of all programs. The university with the most composite diversity for social studies teacher education is New York University&nbspand here you can find our comprehensive list for the schools which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of the Social Studies Teacher Education major ranks only in the 97th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even lower in the 2nd percentile. White students make up the largest proportion at 86% of scholars majoring in social studies teacher education. Additionally, 56% of students seeking a social studies teacher education major are men.

The median rating for social studies teacher education professors is 1.2 stars, a score that is 70% less than the average across all majors; this is a subpar ranking. If you are searching for the most popular social studies teacher education professor in the nation, look no further than Lauri Goldkind from Fordham University. It may surprise you, but the top ranked professors of social studies teacher education from student rankings are at Fordham University. As we consider data beyond simply rankings it becomes clear that the university possessing comprehensively the best professors for social studies teacher education is New York University. One will find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as many of the best examples of instructors in the U.S.

Finally, the hardest college to get into for social studies teacher education is New York University. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we do have a detailed list of the hardest colleges to get into. With that said, here at Authority we hope you believe that looking at college through a lens only derived from superlatives could cause problems. We hope you look at some of our other pages on individual universities and peruse a couple of our helpful background articles on beneficial details to think about as your school search continues.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

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A+

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL | https://www.fsu.edu/

32%

Acceptance

47,836

Students

#138

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

New York University

New York, NY | www.nyu.edu/

21%

Acceptance

58,361

Students

#23

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Boston University

Boston, MA | www.bu.edu/

20%

Acceptance

42,047

Students

#35

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX | www.tcu.edu/

48%

Acceptance

11,506

Students

#119

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Maryland-College Park

College Park, MD | www.umd.edu/

51%

Acceptance

44,404

Students

#98

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA | www.uiowa.edu/

84%

Acceptance

34,495

Students

#315

Ranking

$32K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA | www.washington.edu/

56%

Acceptance

56,554

Students

#108

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT | www.byu.edu/

69%

Acceptance

39,086

Students

#198

Ranking

$6K

Tuition

A

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Florida International University

Miami, FL | www.fiu.edu/

58%

Acceptance

73,970

Students

#364

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA |

0%

Acceptance

0

Students

#0

Ranking

$0

Tuition

A

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL | www.ucf.edu/

45%

Acceptance

81,082

Students

#200

Ranking

$22K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN | https://www.purdue.edu/

67%

Acceptance

49,027

Students

#129

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL | www.usf.edu/

49%

Acceptance

60,343

Students

#220

Ranking

$17K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Mississippi

University, MS | www.olemiss.edu/

88%

Acceptance

24,309

Students

#725

Ranking

$25K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Delaware

Newark, DE | www.udel.edu/

66%

Acceptance

26,527

Students

#142

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus

Norman, OK | www.ou.edu/

83%

Acceptance

31,445

Students

#440

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

A

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Harding University

Searcy, AR | www.harding.edu/

55%

Acceptance

5,204

Students

#297

Ranking

$22K

Tuition

A

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Auburn University

Auburn, AL | www.auburn.edu/

85%

Acceptance

32,840

Students

#276

Ranking

$32K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, NE | www.unl.edu/

78%

Acceptance

32,498

Students

#399

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Mississippi College

Clinton, MS | www.mc.edu/

29%

Acceptance

5,425

Students

#409

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI | www.andrews.edu/

49%

Acceptance

4,767

Students

#273

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

St Olaf College

Northfield, MN | wp.stolaf.edu/

51%

Acceptance

3,149

Students

#132

Ranking

$51K

Tuition

A

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Baylor University

Waco, TX | www.baylor.edu/

68%

Acceptance

19,632

Students

#225

Ranking

$49K

Tuition

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