We’re building brighter futures for all.

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Future EduGators

You have the opportunity to do something amazing! Join us in transforming education and defining our future.

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Current EduGators

You’re pushing the boundaries, preparing for the future and conducting breakthrough research that will transform education. We’re here for you!

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Faculty & Researchers

Our internationally recognized faculty are working together to discover real-world solutions to society’s greatest challenges.

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Once an EduGator, always an EduGator! You are part of a growing community of those who carry a lifelong commitment to education, working everyday to improve our world.

Real-world solutions for tomorrow’s challenges

At the Anita Zucker Center, researchers are exploring the 3R’s of Early Learning: Relationships, Repetition, Routines™, focusing on how, in addition to what, children learn. Resources from the University of Florida Literacy Institute have brought the science of reading to teachers around the world. The Lastinger Center team is researching, developing and scaling educational innovations that put all learners on trajectories for lifelong success. And, researchers at the Institute of Advanced Learning Technologies (IALT) are working at the intersection of data mining, computational psychometrics, AR/VR and machine learning and artificial intelligence to dramatically improve learning outcomes and to transform education. Together, we are transforming education.

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National Leaders in Online Education

The University of Florida College of Education continues to excel in national rankings, earning one of the top two spots for the ninth consecutive year, according to the U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation’s Best Online Education Programs.

UF is also recognized as one of the best online undergraduate degree programs in the nation, including the top school for veterans and top school in the state of Florida.

Top 10 Public Grad School

UF is ranked No. 8 among the 2024-2025 Best Graduate Education Schools by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about our online programs, and read the full story about our Graduate Education Program rankings.

U.S. News Best Online Programs badge for Graduate Education in 2024
UF badge for being ranked number 8 among public colleges of education by US News and World Report

The college is also top-5 among all online specialty areas:

  • No. 1 – Instructional Media
  • No. 2 – Curriculum and Instruction
  • No. 2 – Special Education
  • No. 3 – Educational Administration

2023 at a Glance

Academic excellence is ingrained in all we do, guiding our efforts to make a meaningful impact on society. Our faculty use their domain expertise to conduct transformative research to solve critical educational and human challenges in an interconnected world.

Our Unstoppable Impact

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