The University of Texas at Austin

College of Education

Reimagining Education

The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education is transforming lives for the benefit of society and the communities of Texas. Founded in 1891 as the School of Pedagogy, the College of Education has a rich and innovative history, committed to providing research-based, practical programs that train educators and health practitioners alike. As a highly-ranked global university, UT Austin prides itself on the long-standing partnerships with leading research centers and community practitioners allowing graduates of its programs to become changemakers and leaders in their fields. 


Students recommended annually for Texas Education Certification


Undergraduates with an Education Focus


Doctoral and Master’s Degree Students

Fast Facts

Top 10

  1.   Flagship institution of The University of Texas System
  2.   One of the world’s leading research institutions
  3.   Strong partnerships with research centers and community practitioners
  4.   Study abroad programs
  5.   Leader in urban education
  6.   Offers bilingual education credentials
  7.   On campus housing
  8.   Online graduate opportunities
  9.   Student scholarships and fellowships
  10.   40.4% acceptance rate / 81% graduation rate

National Rankings


Best Colleges of Education, Public

U.S. News & World Report, 2023


Best Education Schools, Overall

U.S. News and World Report, 2023


Top Public Schools, National Universities

U.S. News & World Report, 2022


Best Global Universities

U.S. News & World Report, 2018


World University Rankings

Center for World University Rankings, 2018-2019


Best-Value Public Colleges

Kiplinger, 2018

UTeach Programs

Learn more about the UTeach programs offered throughout the UT System.

Interested in completing a degree in ANY field and teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) in middle or high school? Already graduated and want to learn more about becoming certified?


Congratulations to the first recipients of the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers from UT Austin!

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