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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 . Due to the lack of data, we exclude less than 2 years colleges for academic stats such as SAT scores and tuition.
Next list shows the highest/lowest State in perspectives of key academic factors.
  • California has the most schools with 737 schools and Alaska has the least schools with 10 schools.
  • Rhode Island schools have the tightest (lowest) acceptance rate with 57.83% and Wyoming schools have the affordable (highest) rate with 96.00%.
  • District of Columbia schools have the highest SAT score with 1,252 and West Virginia schools have the lowest SAT score with 1,022.
  • Vermont schools have the highest tuition & fees with $34,391 and North Dakota schools have the lowest tuition & fees with $10,772.
  • California schools have the most enrolled students with 3,132,378 and Alaska schools have the least students with 54,954.
2020 College Statistics By State
StateNumber of Schools (Public/Private)Acceptance RateSAT ScoreTuition (Residents)Student PopulationGraduation RateStudents to Faculty Ratio
Alaska 10 (6/4) 77.25% 1,155 $17,174 ($9,664) 54,954 37.25% 10.13 to 1
Alabama 88 (39/49) 66.00% 1,101 $14,838 ($11,101) 421,314 37.29% 16.64 to 1
Arkansas 89 (38/51) 68.05% 1,094 $12,203 ($9,596) 341,936 40.00% 14.75 to 1
American Samoa 1 (1/0) - - $4,250 ($3,950) 6,106 34.00% 14.00 to 1
Arizona 126 (34/92) 81.35% 1,158 $17,662 ($9,976) 494,586 39.61% 19.65 to 1
California 737 (192/545) 63.92% 1,174 $20,848 ($14,948) 3,132,378 53.88% 18.08 to 1
Colorado 113 (34/79) 72.50% 1,131 $17,681 ($12,524) 567,858 55.16% 15.48 to 1
Connecticut 87 (33/54) 64.71% 1,177 $26,687 ($19,828) 311,406 51.20% 13.70 to 1
District of Columbia 25 (2/23) 58.75% 1,252 $24,957 ($25,367) 134,332 58.21% 11.86 to 1
Delaware 19 (5/14) 62.60% 1,038 $19,479 ($15,038) 61,060 43.57% 15.67 to 1
Florida 372 (92/280) 65.61% 1,128 $17,139 ($12,660) 1,447,122 54.92% 16.51 to 1
Federated States of Micronesia 1 (1/0) 80.00% - $4,750 ($4,750) 6,106 26.00% 15.00 to 1
Georgia 161 (51/110) 64.85% 1,080 $16,519 ($12,405) 775,462 41.69% 15.66 to 1
Guam 3 (2/1) 76.00% - $7,634 ($4,882) 18,318 29.00% 13.33 to 1
Hawaii 25 (11/14) 72.57% 1,101 $14,784 ($9,591) 128,226 43.00% 15.68 to 1
Iowa 87 (24/63) 68.18% 1,117 $20,450 ($19,034) 525,116 57.97% 12.05 to 1
Idaho 41 (9/32) 86.11% 1,106 $16,344 ($11,736) 213,710 57.00% 12.97 to 1
Illinois 271 (66/205) 67.65% 1,115 $21,133 ($18,800) 1,105,186 47.74% 14.78 to 1
Indiana 120 (16/104) 71.90% 1,123 $22,997 ($20,383) 512,904 54.58% 12.95 to 1
Kansas 83 (34/49) 70.80% 1,036 $14,743 ($12,573) 427,420 43.98% 13.28 to 1
Kentucky 95 (25/70) 70.68% 1,094 $18,853 ($14,564) 457,950 46.14% 14.46 to 1
Louisiana 128 (35/93) 66.58% 1,110 $16,301 ($11,533) 439,632 41.96% 16.53 to 1
Massachusetts 174 (43/131) 58.66% 1,209 $32,135 ($28,674) 751,038 58.70% 12.29 to 1
Maryland 93 (33/60) 69.38% 1,118 $21,167 ($17,001) 378,572 45.84% 14.32 to 1
Maine 39 (18/21) 68.89% 1,107 $24,003 ($18,407) 207,604 51.18% 13.19 to 1
Marshall Islands 1 (1/0) - - $5,120 ($4,900) 6,106 7.00% 12.00 to 1
Michigan 171 (47/124) 72.83% 1,122 $18,713 ($16,006) 610,600 45.34% 14.09 to 1
Minnesota 112 (45/67) 70.26% 1,164 $17,648 ($16,051) 598,388 48.93% 15.79 to 1
Missouri 178 (52/126) 70.47% 1,111 $17,024 ($15,077) 751,038 51.36% 12.87 to 1
Northern Marianas 1 (1/0) - - $5,520 ($4,038) 6,106 20.00% 25.00 to 1
Mississippi 60 (25/35) 72.06% 1,067 $11,673 ($8,847) 262,558 44.37% 16.75 to 1
Montana 31 (17/14) 72.56% 1,117 $13,937 ($7,905) 158,756 38.96% 13.60 to 1
North Carolina 177 (76/101) 63.56% 1,074 $16,875 ($11,944) 873,158 43.89% 13.43 to 1
North Dakota 29 (14/15) 80.22% 1,083 $10,772 ($7,968) 158,756 45.38% 13.12 to 1
Nebraska 50 (19/31) 72.33% 1,094 $16,509 ($14,244) 305,300 51.55% 12.77 to 1
New Hampshire 41 (14/27) 76.21% 1,219 $25,860 ($21,022) 164,862 50.33% 11.35 to 1
New Jersey 170 (37/133) 71.79% 1,127 $19,334 ($17,388) 622,812 49.59% 15.42 to 1
New Mexico 52 (28/24) 69.11% 1,147 $11,872 ($7,468) 262,558 32.49% 15.83 to 1
Nevada 45 (8/37) 84.40% 1,120 $18,731 ($14,729) 177,074 44.86% 17.07 to 1
New York 464 (115/349) 66.42% 1,178 $22,439 ($19,154) 2,039,404 55.56% 14.00 to 1
Ohio 308 (109/199) 68.75% 1,109 $19,161 ($16,244) 1,373,850 50.95% 13.78 to 1
Oklahoma 118 (63/55) 71.48% 1,061 $14,608 ($10,083) 384,678 43.28% 15.56 to 1
Oregon 83 (26/57) 79.57% 1,158 $20,993 ($17,543) 457,950 50.73% 13.52 to 1
Pennsylvania 366 (95/271) 73.48% 1,121 $25,343 ($22,838) 1,599,772 62.15% 13.57 to 1
Puerto Rico 152 (20/132) 70.48% 1,035 $7,522 ($5,831) 610,600 46.14% 17.49 to 1
Palau 1 (1/0) - - $3,610 ($3,250) 6,106 37.00% 10.00 to 1
Rhode Island 24 (3/21) 57.83% 1,220 $30,896 ($29,627) 97,696 70.17% 12.29 to 1
South Carolina 106 (34/72) 65.66% 1,061 $19,744 ($14,220) 464,056 40.31% 14.68 to 1
South Dakota 30 (12/18) 80.45% 1,108 $11,770 ($11,769) 183,180 47.77% 12.14 to 1
Tennessee 173 (52/121) 71.93% 1,122 $16,760 ($13,469) 775,462 53.94% 15.33 to 1
Texas 451 (116/335) 70.65% 1,092 $17,194 ($12,116) 1,740,210 41.61% 16.92 to 1
Utah 72 (16/56) 77.63% 1,206 $16,876 ($11,948) 225,922 46.68% 15.42 to 1
Virginia 158 (46/112) 68.88% 1,121 $20,568 ($16,125) 744,932 49.97% 13.85 to 1
Virgin Islands 1 (1/0) 98.00% 910 $14,496 ($5,235) 6,106 31.00% 11.00 to 1
Vermont 25 (6/19) 71.31% 1,146 $34,391 ($30,999) 140,438 60.47% 10.58 to 1
Washington 111 (43/68) 80.24% 1,162 $17,655 ($13,760) 506,798 48.78% 14.85 to 1
Wisconsin 106 (37/69) 73.56% 1,132 $20,357 ($16,326) 543,434 52.68% 13.04 to 1
West Virginia 75 (40/35) 73.50% 1,022 $14,472 ($11,006) 323,618 50.44% 15.82 to 1
Wyoming 11 (8/3) 96.00% 1,170 $12,835 ($5,746) 61,060 41.20% 12.80 to 1