Best Doctorates in Educational Leadership and Administration 2020

The 25 schools on this list offer the best educational leadership and administration doctoral degrees in the U.S. based on alumni salaries in the first year after graduation. Graduates of St. John's University earned a median salary of $137,600 one year after graduating, the highest salary on the list. Indiana State University, ranked twelfth, has the lowest median student debt on the list, at $25,292.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Doctorates in Educational Leadership and Administration Highlights

Learn more about the top five schools for a doctoral degree in educational leadership and administration. You can also read student reviews of each school by clicking on the stars. Although student reviews were not used as a ranking factor in this list, we provide ratings and reviews so students can consider the experience of alumni in their decision-making process.