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Education at Teachers College at Columbia University

What traits are you looking for in a education school? To help you decide if Teachers College at Columbia University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's education program.

Teachers College is located in New York, New York and approximately 4,547 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Teachers College Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Teachers College Education Rankings

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There were 113 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #13 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at Teachers College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Teachers College at Columbia University.

Teachers College Education Master’s Program

78% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 22% of education master's degrees went to men and 78% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. Teachers College does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 3% more men than average.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Teachers College at Columbia University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 99
Black or African American 66
Hispanic or Latino 67
White 323
International Students 289
Other Races/Ethnicities 38

Concentrations Within Education

If you plan to be a education major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Teachers College at Columbia University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Subject Specific 333
Educational Administration 145
Teacher Education Grade Specific 93
Instructional Media Design 72
International Education 70
Special Education 69
Educational Assessment 60
Curriculum & Instruction 55
Teaching English or French 44
Multilingual Education 30
Student Counseling 25
Education Philosophy 18

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Teachers College at Columbia University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Teacher Assistants 123,960 $31,330
Elementary School Teachers 82,590 $83,010
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Middle School Teachers 39,950 $83,490
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 31,840 $56,060


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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