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The 20 Best Education Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (October 2021)

Looking for a new job in education? Check our list of the most women-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best education companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Education companies on this list have 20 or more submissions as of October 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best education companies to work for

Princeton University is a higher education company headquartered in the Princeton, NJ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and women in leadership (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Princeton University:

"Princeton is an excellent employer. Departments may vary in whether they treat women as serious colleagues."

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Cengage Learning is an e-learning company headquartered in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cengage Learning:

"I love my job. I drink the company coolaid. I love what I do, I love what this company does. It's not perfect, but I'm surrounded by people who care and who want to make a differe…"

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Teach For America is an education management company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Teach For America:

"Demanding but flexible"

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Relias is an e-learning company headquartered in the Morrisville, NC area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Relias:

"I love this company and they make it easy to balance life and work - if you need to work from home to take care of a sick child, managers will work with you so you can telecommute…"

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Los Alamos National Laboratory is a research company headquartered in the Los Alamos, NM area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.2 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Los Alamos National Laboratory:

"Great place to work and grow your career."

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General Assembly is an education management company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for General Assembly:

"If you truly want to innovate and work autonomously, this is a place to be. Finally an environment that embraces diversity."

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Cornell University is a higher education company headquartered in the Ithaca, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and learning opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cornell University:

"Family friendly environment. They want you to take care of yourself so you can do the best possible job at work."

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RTI International is a research company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for RTI International:

"Fantastic place to work. "

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Baylor University is a higher education company headquartered in the Waco, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.4 stars) and learning opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Baylor University:

"Working at Baylor is wonderful for women. There’s deep respect for ability, intelligence, work ethic, and team work, all of these things are much more valuable in the work space t…"

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Oregon State University is a higher education company headquartered in the Corvallis, OR area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Oregon State University:

"Great place to work. Just wish I weren't grant funded only."

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North Carolina (NC) State University is a higher education company headquartered in the Raleigh, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.4 stars) and support for diversity (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for North Carolina (NC) State University:

"Great, kind people!"

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2U is an e-learning company headquartered in the Landover, MD area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 2U:

"2U is very female friendly and overall treats employees very well. They are very humanistic and put a lot of resources into making sure employee needs are met. Very generous with …"

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University of Arkansas is a higher education company headquartered in the Fayetteville, AR area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for University of Arkansas:

"Great place to work! "

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Kent State University is a higher education company headquartered in the Burton, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for learning opportunities (4.3 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kent State University:

"Kent State is a very supportive, inclusive community that welcomes and respects diversity"

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UC Davis is a higher education company headquartered in the Davis, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for UC Davis:

"UC Davis goes to great lengths to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and I have consistently seen great and intelligent women find success there. I have interacted with some men tha…"

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EF Education First is an education management company headquartered in the 19678 area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for EF Education First:

"While EF has some serious problems with employee turnover, they are a very female friendly place to work. "

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East Carolina University is a higher education company headquartered in the Greenville, NC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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PRA Health Sciences is a research company headquartered in the Raleigh, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for PRA Health Sciences:

"PRA Health Sciences is a great place to work! Working there is like having a second family. Employees truly care about each other’s well being, personal growth, and success."

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Harvard University is a higher education company headquartered in the Cambridge, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Harvard University:

"The benefits are outstanding and an overall great place to work. That's why some many have been working there' for many years!"

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University of Dayton is a higher education company headquartered in the Dayton, OH area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for University of Dayton:

"I so valued my time working at UD in all the roles that I've been blessed to fill in our athletics department! It definitely enriched my experience as a Flyer and made me apprecia…"

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