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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 describes the highest/lowest State in perspectives of key academic factors.
  • California has the most schools with 766 schools and Alaska has the least schools with 10 schools.
  • Rhode Island schools have the tightest (lowest) acceptance rate with 61.87% and Wyoming schools have the affordable (highest) rate with 96.78%.
  • Vermont schools have the highest SAT score with 1,279 and Wyoming schools have the lowest SAT score with 0.
  • Vermont schools have the highest tuition & fees with $36,864 and North Dakota schools have the lowest tuition & fees with $10,842.
  • California schools have the most enrolled students with 2,637,722 and Alaska schools have the least students with 22,106.
2022 College Statistics By State
StateNumber of Schools (Public/Private)Acceptance RateSAT ScoreTuition (Residents)Student PopulationGraduation RateStudents to Faculty Ratio
Alaska 10 (6/4) 71.51% 1,235 $16,104 ($9,373) 22,106 37.50% 9.38 to 1
Alabama 88 (44/44) 76.63% 1,097 $14,528 ($10,656) 292,319 39.02% 15.49 to 1
Arkansas 94 (39/55) 67.79% 1,085 $11,363 ($8,870) 149,294 40.26% 14.38 to 1
American Samoa 1 (1/0) - - $5,450 ($5,150) 1,081 36.00% 14.00 to 1
Arizona 136 (45/91) 77.65% 1,133 $18,795 ($9,366) 652,340 39.76% 19.94 to 1
California 766 (199/567) 65.26% 1,278 $21,764 ($14,817) 2,637,722 54.87% 18.30 to 1
Colorado 112 (37/75) 80.19% 1,121 $17,223 ($11,735) 357,406 53.97% 15.99 to 1
Connecticut 93 (35/58) 68.34% 1,237 $28,262 ($19,861) 193,184 52.38% 13.58 to 1
District of Columbia 26 (2/24) 63.25% 1,277 $27,797 ($25,709) 97,344 63.54% 14.43 to 1
Delaware 23 (7/16) 73.01% 1,248 $17,097 ($13,280) 58,756 46.86% 14.22 to 1
Florida 428 (97/331) 72.45% 1,131 $18,311 ($12,541) 1,062,525 56.16% 16.56 to 1
Federated States of Micronesia 1 (1/0) 77.29% - $4,750 ($4,750) 1,861 29.00% 14.00 to 1
Georgia 184 (67/117) 70.05% 1,114 $15,705 ($11,639) 548,124 41.30% 16.24 to 1
Guam 3 (2/1) 73.91% - $7,591 ($5,028) 5,438 37.67% 13.67 to 1
Hawaii 27 (11/16) 86.64% 1,141 $14,849 ($9,594) 60,010 45.06% 15.53 to 1
Iowa 85 (24/61) 78.70% 1,117 $21,226 ($19,345) 241,445 57.94% 12.86 to 1
Idaho 38 (9/29) 83.56% 1,102 $15,805 ($10,783) 124,663 62.22% 13.83 to 1
Illinois 279 (67/212) 75.18% 1,121 $20,596 ($17,410) 688,755 48.96% 13.86 to 1
Indiana 139 (39/100) 79.39% 1,151 $21,608 ($16,975) 419,859 57.98% 14.25 to 1
Kansas 85 (36/49) 77.16% 963 $15,143 ($12,540) 193,614 45.95% 13.33 to 1
Kentucky 95 (25/70) 74.88% 1,088 $19,826 ($14,729) 266,503 48.24% 14.63 to 1
Louisiana 133 (39/94) 74.74% 1,098 $16,320 ($11,522) 249,956 43.13% 16.98 to 1
Massachusetts 175 (44/131) 63.64% 1,263 $33,700 ($28,634) 477,838 61.17% 11.58 to 1
Maryland 90 (34/56) 73.66% 1,165 $20,719 ($16,047) 354,323 48.22% 13.45 to 1
Maine 41 (18/23) 70.47% 1,218 $24,498 ($18,523) 70,906 53.30% 12.66 to 1
Marshall Islands 1 (1/0) - - $4,900 ($4,295) 1,162 13.00% 13.00 to 1
Michigan 194 (48/146) 75.66% 1,133 $18,517 ($15,057) 492,705 45.51% 14.12 to 1
Minnesota 118 (54/64) 74.38% 1,234 $16,606 ($14,950) 396,553 51.56% 16.12 to 1
Missouri 177 (52/125) 71.63% 1,140 $17,322 ($15,429) 344,436 52.71% 12.88 to 1
Northern Marianas 1 (1/0) - - $5,520 ($4,038) 1,255 29.00% 24.00 to 1
Mississippi 61 (29/32) 73.52% 1,077 $11,459 ($8,222) 163,800 44.03% 16.26 to 1
Montana 33 (19/14) 76.43% 1,154 $13,649 ($7,465) 45,687 40.75% 12.96 to 1
North Carolina 183 (76/107) 67.85% 1,117 $17,425 ($11,972) 560,598 45.15% 13.02 to 1
North Dakota 29 (14/15) 85.12% 1,017 $10,842 ($8,231) 51,643 44.21% 12.52 to 1
Nebraska 48 (19/29) 76.50% 1,105 $16,551 ($13,752) 138,033 55.11% 12.48 to 1
New Hampshire 39 (14/25) 82.13% 1,239 $27,001 ($20,514) 188,918 50.86% 11.13 to 1
New Jersey 169 (37/132) 74.46% 1,171 $19,378 ($16,915) 400,499 51.39% 16.17 to 1
New Mexico 50 (28/22) 69.60% 1,150 $12,723 ($6,582) 110,299 33.68% 15.76 to 1
Nevada 42 (9/33) 83.28% 1,113 $19,421 ($15,212) 118,101 47.56% 20.04 to 1
New York 475 (116/359) 68.41% 1,232 $22,485 ($19,050) 1,197,003 54.88% 14.29 to 1
Ohio 309 (109/200) 73.02% 1,135 $20,017 ($16,539) 662,307 50.66% 14.65 to 1
Oklahoma 118 (68/50) 71.00% 1,059 $14,953 ($9,991) 200,221 44.91% 16.04 to 1
Oregon 81 (26/55) 76.79% 1,196 $21,024 ($17,218) 206,166 50.61% 12.84 to 1
Pennsylvania 389 (127/262) 75.04% 1,173 $25,683 ($21,594) 774,154 61.42% 12.96 to 1
Puerto Rico 162 (20/142) 71.40% 977 $7,735 ($5,939) 198,317 42.89% 17.06 to 1
Palau 1 (1/0) - - $3,970 ($3,730) 553 27.00% 10.00 to 1
Rhode Island 24 (3/21) 61.87% 1,265 $33,900 ($29,794) 77,226 71.00% 11.73 to 1
South Carolina 100 (34/66) 74.85% 1,111 $19,144 ($14,070) 235,157 42.84% 14.85 to 1
South Dakota 30 (12/18) 80.42% 1,086 $12,358 ($11,829) 51,809 54.76% 11.64 to 1
Tennessee 168 (51/117) 72.25% 1,132 $17,254 ($13,470) 331,417 53.86% 15.73 to 1
Texas 453 (119/334) 75.35% 1,106 $17,426 ($11,722) 1,681,910 43.87% 17.28 to 1
Utah 73 (17/56) 83.74% 1,239 $17,873 ($11,055) 389,622 56.19% 17.87 to 1
Virginia 172 (46/126) 74.66% 1,168 $20,355 ($16,226) 559,605 50.44% 14.78 to 1
Virgin Islands 2 (2/0) 98.41% 930 $14,165 ($5,235) 1,838 32.00% 12.00 to 1
Vermont 22 (7/15) 70.85% 1,279 $36,864 ($29,037) 40,202 57.54% 10.31 to 1
Washington 118 (49/69) 80.72% 1,213 $17,983 ($13,674) 338,887 50.09% 14.36 to 1
Wisconsin 101 (35/66) 80.99% 1,158 $21,421 ($16,390) 320,489 53.56% 13.34 to 1
West Virginia 74 (40/34) 82.83% 1,042 $14,781 ($10,835) 138,383 49.40% 15.38 to 1
Wyoming 10 (8/2) 96.78% - $13,336 ($4,549) 30,943 45.67% 14.00 to 1