ADSOE Special Ed. Program named among top in the nation

ADSOE Special Ed. Program named among top in the nation

Barry University’s Graduate Program in Special Education was recently named among the best in the nation according to Graduate Programs Spring 2015 Rankings of the Top Special Education Graduate Programs according to students and alumni reviews. Barry earned a top–10 ranking with the No. 4 spot on the list.

The spring 2015 ranking was produced by enumerating the best graduate programs in the country based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on Program rankings, compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and March 31, 2015, encompass reviews posted by more than 70,000 students participating in over 1,600 graduate programs nationwide.

For a given graduate program, rankings are determined by calculating the average score for each program based on 15 ranking categories. These scores are then compared across all ranked schools for that program and are translated into a final ranking for that graduate program, i.e., “business and management”. A given graduate program is not ranked until a minimum threshold of graduate student surveys is completed for that program.

Barry earned an overall score of 9.35, trailing only the University of Pittsburgh (9.73), the University of Illinois (9.71), and Vanderbilt University (9.60). Barry’s 9.35 score was a full 1.09 points higher than the average of all schools in the Top 25.

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The Top 25 Grad Special Education Programs are listed below:

1. University of Pittsburgh
2. University of Illinois at Chicago
3. Vanderbilt University
4. Barry University
5. Florida International University
6. CUNY Lehman College
7. Arizona State University
8. University of Kansas
9. The City College of New York
10. The Ohio State University
11. Columbia College
12. Webster University
13. University of Oregon
14. Azusa Pacific University
15. George Mason University
16. Pace University-New York
17. Eastern Michigan University
18. Rivier University
19. California State University Los Angeles
20. Hunter College -
21. College of Staten Island The City University of New York
22. California State University San Marcos
23. Montclair State University
24. The University of Tennessee Knoxville
25. California State University Dominguez Hills