Launches National Rankings for Best Education Programs in America

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The team at reviewed, tested and documented the top education programs available in the US that were included in the National Teaching School Rankings.

The 2016 National College Education Program Rankings have been released by The ranking system utilized a proprietary and complex algorithmic tool to review every college or university in the United States that offers a Bachelor Degree program in Education. In order to help students that have aspirations of becoming a teacher in America with their educational path, highlighted the Top 50 bachelor teaching programs in the United States along with the top five schools in each state that received top marks in multiple categories.

The team at reviewed, tested and documented the top education programs available in the US that were included in the National Teaching School Rankings. The Testing criteria factor multiple elements that will permit a student to determine which school is the best fit specifically for their path. The college review tool at has analyzed total expense, student to faculty ratios, graduation rates, potential earnings, return on investment and other critical categories.

The top colleges and universities in the United States that comprise the Top 20 in the United States include: CUNY City College, CUNY Queens College, CUNY Hunter College, Brigham Young University-Provo, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, CUNY Brooklyn College, State University of New York at New Paltz, Dickinson State University, University of Florida, Mississippi University for Women, CUNY Lehman College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, SUNY College at Cortland, Elizabeth City State University, California State University-Long Beach, Mississippi Valley State University, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Central State University, University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee, and the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

"Every school listed in our national review tool has committed themselves to the pursuit of excellence in the field of Education," noted Tim Charlet; the Editor of "However, there are certain attributes that the top schools in each state possess that gives future teachers the best opportunities to succeed. Whether it's the affordability of the program, the graduation rate, teacher to student ratio or return on investment, today's college student needs to consider each element in their decision making process."

"Our review algorithm discovered that several schools ranked in the top five in several categories including return on investment, graduation rate and the total expense score. We hope students and their families can utilize this data so they can make an informed decision as to which school is best suited for their individual needs and career aspirations." also announced the Top Five colleges and Universities in each US State. States with less than five colleges for teaching students will highlight all those schools that were included in the review. Schools making the grade for each US state are listed below:

Alabama Top Five – University of South Alabama, Troy University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama A & M University, and University of North Alabama.

Alaska Top Four – Alaska Pacific University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Alaska Anchorage and University of Alaska Southeast.

Arkansas Top Five – University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas Tech University, and Henderson State University

Arizona Top Five – Grand Canyon University, Arizona State University – Polytechnic, Arizona State University – West, Arizona State University – Tempe and Arizona State University – Downtown Phoenix

California Top Five – California State University – Long Beach, California State University – Fullerton, California State University – Fresno, California State University – Dominguez Hills, and San Diego State University

Colorado Top Five – Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University – Fort Collins, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, and University of Colorado Boulder

Connecticut Top Five – Central Connecticut State University, Western Connecticut State University, University of Connecticut, Southern Connecticut State University, and Eastern Connecticut State University

Delaware Top Four – Delaware State University, University of Delaware, Wesley College and Wilmington University

Florida Top Five – University of Florida, University of North Florida, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Florida Atlantic University and The Baptist College of Florida.

Georgia Top Five – Albany State University, Middle Georgia State College, Gordon State College, Columbus State University and Clayton State University

Hawaii Top Five – Brigham Young University – Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of Hawaii – West Oahu, Chaminade University of Honolulu and Hawaii Pacific University

Idaho Top Five – Brigham Young University – Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College, Boise State University, University of Idaho and The College of Idaho.

Illinois Top Five – Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, Moody Bible Institute and Northeastern Illinois University

Indiana Top Five – Indiana University – East, Purdue University, Purdue University – Calumet, University of Southern Indiana and Purdue University – North Central

Iowa Top Five – University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary and Graceland University – Lamoni

Kansas Top Five – Barclay College, Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University, Pittsburg State University and MidAmerica Nazarene University

Kentucky Top Five – Kentucky State University, Murray State University, University of Louisville, Eastern Kentucky University and Northern Kentucky University

Louisiana Top Five – Southern University at New Orleans, Louisiana State University – Alexandria, McNeese State University, Louisiana State University – Shreveport and Southeastern Louisiana State University

Maine Top Five – University of Maine at Fort Kent, University of Maine at Machias, University of Maine at Farmington, University of Maine and University of Southern Maine

Maryland Top Five – Coppin State University, Bowie State University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Salisbury University and University of Maryland – College Park

Massachusetts Top Five – Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Framingham State University, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Worchester State University and Salem State University

Michigan Top Five – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan – Dearborn and Northern Michigan University

Minnesota Top Five – University of Minnesota – Morris, Minnesota State University – Mankato, Winona State University, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and Martin Luther College

Mississippi Top Five – Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi Valley State University, Jackson State University, Alcorn State University and University of Southern Mississippi

Missouri Top Five – University of Missouri – Kansas City, Northwest Missouri State University, College of the Ozarks, Missouri Southern State University and University of Missouri – Columbia

Montana Top Five – Montana State University, The University of Montana, Carroll College, Montana State University and Rocky Mountain College

Nebraska Top Five – University of Nebraska – Lincoln, University of Nebraska – Kearney, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Union College and Grace University

Nevada Top Four – Nevada State College, University of Nevada – Las Vegas, University of Nevada – Reno and Great Basin College

New Hampshire Top Five – Plymouth State University, Keene State College, University of New Hampshire – Main campus, Saint Anselm College and Southern New Hampshire University

New Jersey Top Five – New Jersey City University, The College of New Jersey, Rowan University, Montclair State University and Stockton University

New Mexico Top Five – Eastern New Mexico University, New Mexico State University, University of New Mexico, Navajo Technical University and New Mexico Highlands University

New York Top Five – CUNY City College, CUNY Hunter College, CUNY Queens College, CUNY Brooklyn College and CUNY Lehman College

North Carolina Top Five – Elizabeth City State University, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Western Carolina University, North Carolina Central University and Mid-Atlantic Christian University

North Dakota Top Five – Dickinson State University, Minot State University, Valley City State University, University of North Dakota and University of Jamestown

Ohio Top Five – Central State University, Ohio State University – Columbus, God's Bible School and College, Miami University – Oxford and Ohio University

Oklahoma Top Five – University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Northeastern State University, Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Family Faith College

Oregon Top Five – Southern Oregon University, Eastern Oregon University, Portland State University, Warner Pacific College and Oregon State University

Pennsylvania Top Five – West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Athyn College of the New Church and Temple University

Rhode Island Top Five – Rhode Island College, University of Rhode Island, Salve Regina University, Providence College and Brown University

South Carolina Top Five – University of South Carolina – Aiken, South Carolina State University, Francis Marion University, Lander University and Voorhees College

South Dakota Top Five – Dakota State University, South Dakota State University, Northern State University, University of South Dakota and Presentation College

Tennessee Top Five – Johnson University, University of Memphis, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, The University of Tennessee – Martin and Middle Tennessee State University

Texas Top Five – Texas A & M International University, Sam Houston State University, Midwestern State University, Huston-Tillotson University and University of Texas at El Paso

Utah Top Five – Brigham Young University, Southern Utah University, Utah State University, University of Utah and Westminster College

Vermont Top Five – Castleton State College, Johnson State College, College of St Joseph, University of Vermont and Goddard College

Virginia Top Five – George Mason University, Norfolk State University, Hampton University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Radford University

Washington Top Five – Western Washington University, University of Washington – Seattle, Eastern Washington University, Central Washington University and University of Washington – Bothell Campus

Wisconsin Top Five – University of Wisconsin – Parkside, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, University of Wisconsin – Madison, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

West Virginia Top Five – Bluefield State College, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, West Virginia State University, Fairmont State University and Concord University

Wyoming Top College of Education – University of Wyoming

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