The Most and Least Educated States in the U.S.


WalletHub has released their list of the Most Educated States in the Country. They compared all 50 states in two categories: educational attainment and quality of education.

In both categories, Massachusetts came in first place, making us the overall most educated state in the country. Massachusetts also has the highest percentage of bachelors degree holders, as well as graduate or professional degree holders, and is also tops for highest average university quality.

Top Ten Most Educated States in the U.S.

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Maryland
  3. Connecticut
  4. Vermont
  5. Colorado
  6. Virginia
  7. New Hampshire
  8. Minnesota
  9. Washington
  10. New Jersey

Ten Least Educated States in the U.S.

  1. Mississippi
  2. West Virginia
  3. Louisiana
  4. Arkansas
  5. Alabama
  6. Kentucky
  7. Nevada
  8. Tennessee
  9. Oklahoma
  10. New Mexico

Click here to see how every state ranked.

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