Colleges & Universities

Top Colleges and Universities for Special Education Teachers

There are excellent special education schools across the nation, but the following stand out from the rest. They have diverse programs that help students not only meet their educational goals, but meet their personal and professional goals. The schools listed below are known for their affordability, rank, accreditation, and quality of education provided. Please check each individual school for their specific graduate and undergraduate programs offered.

Vanderbilt University (Peabody College)
Department of Special Education
Box #228, Peabody College
Nashville, TN 37203-5721
(615) 322-8150

University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Special Education Department
288 Education Building
1310 S. 6th Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-0260
sped@education.illinois.edu

Ohio State University
The College of Education and Human Ecology
127 Arps Hall
1945 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43210-1172
(614) 292-2461

California State University
Special Education Department
ED 1204
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8265
(818) 677-2596
sped@csun.edu

Hunter College (CUNY)
695 Park Ave
909 West Building
New York, NY 10065
(212) 772-4700

University of Maryland – College Park
3119 Benjamin Building
College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-2858

Michigan State University
Counseling Educational Psychology and Special Education
Erickson Hall
620 Farm Lane, Room 447
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 355-1855

Graceland University
1401 W. Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050
(816) 423-4716

University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 768-4100

Metropolitan State University of Denver
School of Education
MSU Denver
Campus Box 21
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-6228
education@msudenver.edu