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No. 3
special education Graduate program in the nation
No. 4
graduate school of education among public institutions
No. 11
graduate school of education in the nation


Our faculty, staff, and students have one thing in common: A spirit of discovery and dedication to creating positive change with the goal of a more equitable, educated, and healthy tomorrow.

2,000+
students and faculty
4
departments
14
programs
14
research & outreach units

Scholarships and Funding

$828K
scholarship funding in 2019-2020
$150K
undergraduates scholarships
$564K
Masters scholarships
$119K
doctoral scholarships

We have a number of funding opportunities, both at the college and program level, that will help you to afford your education—from traditional scholarships to grant-funded positions, stipends, and service-pay-back programs.

We encourage you to explore all the different options and to apply even if you initially think you might not qualify. It is our goal to make our programs as accessible as possible to all who are interested. 

 

Closing the Inequity Gap

We have a culture that values diversity and promotes respect and inclusion. We produce scholars and practitioners who are prepared to make meaningful changes in our local, national, indigenous, and international communities.

Our graduates become leaders in education and human sciences who change lives and improve outcomes for individuals and systems.

20
classes related to social justice
6
research projects related to bilingual learners
50
programs and committees dedicated to equity or inclusion

Creating Change through Research

We are the highest-ranked academic unit at the University of Oregon, due largely to a decades-long record of national and international research and development in special education, counseling psychology, educational leadership, and school psychology.

Our research culture is unique and highly influential because our faculty have a long tradition of translating research into effective models, methods, and measures that improve lives.

We have 43 commercial education products on the market right now. These innovations have an enduring impact in Oregon and across the nation.

Research Center

 
Community and Outreach Centers

We are a premier provider of educational and related clinical services to local communities and the state of Oregon. We are also a critical provider of technical assistance to international governments ranging from Saudi Arabia to New Zealand to Denmark. And hundreds of children and adults are served each year by our outreach units.

With services such as learning disability assessments, speech-language pathology, family counseling, early childhood special education, and behavioural support for children with autism among many, we support children and families of all ages—from infants and toddlers to adolescents and young adults.

Community and outreach centers

Our faculty-developed research models, methods, curriculum, and assessment tools:

Reach
 
97%
of Oregon children
are used in
 
21,000+
schools in the us and internationally

University of Oregon College of Education Sapsik'ʷałá students with professors

Sapsik'ʷałá Teacher Education Program

Sapsik'ʷałá, a Ichishkíin/Sahaptin word meaning "teacher", is the name of a program created by the University of Oregon College of Education in partnership with the nine federally recognized Tribes of the State of Oregon. The 12-month program allows participants to earn a master of education (MEd) degree and teacher licensure.

 

The Sapsik'ʷałá Teacher Education Program supports American Indian and Alaska Native teacher candidates in becoming professional educators, provides funding for teacher candidates' cost of attendance, and provides two years of support services once in the field.

 

2002
Sapsik'ʷałá Program started to support american indian and alaska native teacher candidates
89
number of Sapsik'ʷałá Program alumni teaching in tribal communities
42
number of tribes represented by Sapsik'ʷałá Program alumni

News

March 20, 2020

The College of Education rose to No. 4 among public universities in the U.S.

February 17, 2020

College of Education team combines work in two fields to help parents coach children

February 6, 2020

The hospital sim lab lets COE students get used to working in a medical setting

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Events

Romance Languages Seminar: Paula Ellister
Apr17
Romance Languages Seminar: Paula EllisterApr 17
12:00 p.m.
Villard Hall
10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
May21
10th Annual Undergraduate Research SymposiumMay 21
9:00 a.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)

 

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