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College Statistics By States

Academic Statistics By State

Below table summarizes the core academic stats including tuition, admission, population, and more by U.S. State and territories. The average values are calculated based on the data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education . Next list shows the highest/lowest State in perspectives of academic factors.
  • California has the most schools with 758 schools and Alaska has the least schools with 10 schools.
  • District of Columbia schools have the tightest (lowest) acceptance rate with 54.63% and Wyoming schools have the affordable (highest) rate with 96.00%.
  • District of Columbia schools have the highest SAT score with 1,254 and Wisconsin schools have the lowest SAT score with 638.
  • Vermont schools have the highest tuition & fees with $32,494 and North Dakota schools have the lowest tuition & fees with $11,034.
  • California schools have the most enrolled students with 2,779,749 and Alaska schools have the least students with 26,547.
2020 College Statistics By State
StateNumber of Schools (Public/Private)Acceptance RateSAT ScoreTuition (Residents)Student PopulationGraduation RateStudents to Faculty Ratio
Alaska 10 (6/4) 76.00% 1,160.00 $14,721 ($8,399) 26,547 43.78% 10.67 to 1
Alabama 97 (41/56) 68.04% 1,028.35 $14,305 ($10,982) 312,716 43.90% 16.46 to 1
Arkansas 90 (37/53) 70.32% 1,038.94 $12,669 ($9,242) 162,338 46.80% 14.23 to 1
American Samoa 1 (1/0) - - $4,250 ($3,950) 1,037 63.00% 14.00 to 1
Arizona 140 (35/105) 75.71% 1,149.56 $16,682 ($10,458) 600,459 50.94% 17.73 to 1
California 758 (192/566) 62.46% 1,176.68 $19,310 ($14,874) 2,779,749 59.70% 17.88 to 1
Colorado 122 (34/88) 72.77% 1,135.33 $17,110 ($12,490) 377,504 56.55% 15.16 to 1
Connecticut 92 (34/58) 61.38% 1,160.17 $22,240 ($18,047) 208,588 60.88% 12.40 to 1
District of Columbia 25 (2/23) 54.63% 1,253.60 $24,326 ($25,367) 98,399 59.21% 13.13 to 1
Delaware 19 (5/14) 61.20% 1,034.00 $16,153 ($13,565) 61,980 60.07% 14.61 to 1
Florida 402 (92/310) 64.89% 1,128.80 $15,324 ($11,866) 1,141,932 61.69% 15.67 to 1
Federated States of Micronesia 1 (1/0) 76.00% - $4,750 ($4,750) 1,931 29.00% 15.00 to 1
Georgia 187 (54/133) 63.49% 1,096.09 $16,741 ($12,223) 566,244 44.93% 15.95 to 1
Guam 3 (2/1) 80.00% - $7,634 ($4,882) 5,888 29.33% 13.33 to 1
Hawaii 27 (11/16) 78.25% 1,094.50 $17,815 ($9,805) 63,152 46.50% 14.46 to 1
Iowa 91 (24/67) 71.94% 1,004.34 $20,150 ($18,820) 255,443 57.10% 11.83 to 1
Idaho 42 (9/33) 84.56% 1,116.43 $15,736 ($11,361) 125,442 59.08% 13.17 to 1
Illinois 281 (66/215) 66.38% 1,084.30 $18,872 ($16,860) 754,706 54.97% 13.62 to 1
Indiana 134 (18/116) 73.90% 1,118.73 $20,724 ($19,891) 417,974 57.33% 13.70 to 1
Kansas 86 (34/52) 68.65% 953.10 $14,589 ($12,395) 216,315 49.99% 12.81 to 1
Kentucky 105 (25/80) 69.81% 1,058.85 $18,234 ($14,922) 270,473 42.55% 14.10 to 1
Louisiana 134 (35/99) 64.44% 878.71 $15,311 ($11,503) 256,137 52.38% 15.28 to 1
Massachusetts 182 (43/139) 60.19% 1,209.09 $26,466 ($26,673) 509,374 63.41% 12.09 to 1
Maryland 95 (33/62) 63.34% 1,127.40 $19,549 ($16,098) 371,644 53.38% 15.52 to 1
Maine 40 (18/22) 64.59% 1,099.44 $22,345 ($18,407) 72,637 56.36% 13.30 to 1
Marshall Islands 1 (1/0) - - $4,900 ($4,295) 1,119 11.00% 12.00 to 1
Michigan 186 (47/139) 68.85% 1,095.72 $17,515 ($15,556) 554,040 53.04% 14.20 to 1
Minnesota 121 (44/77) 69.05% 1,098.03 $17,301 ($15,820) 414,091 50.99% 14.65 to 1
Missouri 187 (52/135) 70.06% 1,031.39 $15,757 ($14,225) 382,529 57.49% 12.33 to 1
Northern Marianas 1 (1/0) - - $5,520 ($4,038) 1,194 21.00% 25.00 to 1
Mississippi 61 (25/36) 76.50% 909.92 $12,294 ($8,820) 172,581 53.25% 16.03 to 1
Montana 31 (17/14) 78.22% 1,134.67 $13,160 ($7,717) 49,723 46.66% 13.87 to 1
North Carolina 188 (77/111) 59.22% 1,071.29 $16,740 ($12,095) 573,364 44.65% 13.71 to 1
North Dakota 30 (14/16) 75.89% 891.67 $11,034 ($7,903) 53,702 48.63% 13.00 to 1
Nebraska 51 (19/32) 67.89% 751.75 $16,498 ($14,218) 135,933 53.02% 12.73 to 1
New Hampshire 41 (14/27) 66.40% 1,182.14 $23,430 ($21,022) 161,904 59.24% 12.16 to 1
New Jersey 170 (37/133) 71.35% 1,113.81 $18,077 ($16,288) 430,112 58.34% 15.56 to 1
New Mexico 54 (28/26) 62.00% 1,127.50 $11,949 ($7,318) 125,812 40.89% 15.37 to 1
Nevada 47 (8/39) 82.10% 1,138.33 $18,633 ($14,730) 122,321 51.89% 15.53 to 1
New York 479 (115/364) 66.02% 1,176.93 $20,206 ($18,712) 1,289,050 59.65% 14.03 to 1
Ohio 341 (110/231) 70.02% 1,076.30 $16,877 ($14,790) 664,171 55.86% 12.51 to 1
Oklahoma 135 (74/61) 67.68% 953.24 $11,452 ($7,570) 223,411 55.47% 13.39 to 1
Oregon 94 (26/68) 83.45% 1,151.88 $19,794 ($17,342) 232,530 53.15% 13.59 to 1
Pennsylvania 380 (95/285) 72.23% 1,123.49 $22,382 ($21,416) 738,441 61.95% 13.54 to 1
Puerto Rico 155 (20/135) 68.16% 1,034.33 $7,908 ($6,278) 216,685 52.29% 17.00 to 1
Palau 1 (1/0) - - $3,610 ($3,250) 497 30.00% 10.00 to 1
Rhode Island 24 (3/21) 60.17% 1,246.00 $26,944 ($29,627) 82,805 73.19% 12.57 to 1
South Carolina 111 (34/77) 61.39% 1,067.15 $17,799 ($14,041) 246,275 45.97% 14.56 to 1
South Dakota 31 (12/19) 83.27% 1,092.64 $11,749 ($11,680) 53,682 46.23% 12.14 to 1
Tennessee 180 (52/128) 71.93% 922.92 $16,298 ($13,453) 342,909 56.68% 14.96 to 1
Texas 461 (116/345) 67.07% 1,097.54 $15,954 ($11,703) 1,678,497 51.33% 16.74 to 1
Utah 75 (16/59) 77.33% 1,202.80 $14,590 ($10,531) 375,782 59.14% 13.22 to 1
Virginia 170 (46/124) 64.38% 1,116.56 $18,601 ($15,553) 557,804 55.05% 14.16 to 1
Virgin Islands 1 (1/0) 98.00% 918.00 $14,496 ($5,235) 1,984 23.00% 11.00 to 1
Vermont 27 (7/20) 70.13% 1,126.38 $32,494 ($29,928) 44,156 60.70% 10.64 to 1
Washington 118 (44/74) 80.56% 1,160.33 $16,652 ($13,500) 372,203 54.08% 14.66 to 1
Wisconsin 120 (37/83) 72.85% 637.63 $19,448 ($16,225) 349,923 54.39% 12.38 to 1
West Virginia 77 (40/37) 71.68% 1,036.24 $12,602 ($9,552) 142,443 58.00% 14.53 to 1
Wyoming 11 (8/3) 96.00% 1,165.00 $13,445 ($5,839) 32,604 44.36% 12.64 to 1