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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 729 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 621.
  • Vermont schools have the highest tuition & fees with $32,493 and North Dakota schools have the lowest tuition & fees with $11,187.
  • California schools have the most enrolled students with 2,765,835 and Alaska schools have the least students with 27,872.
2019 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 $14,038 ($9,165) 27,872 46.13% 11.00 to 1
Alabama 95 (41/54) 68.04% 1,029.25 $14,111 ($10,879) 309,061 38.58% 16.33 to 1
Arkansas 86 (37/49) 70.32% 978.88 $12,235 ($9,162) 166,394 44.88% 13.93 to 1
American Samoa 1 (1/0) - - $4,250 ($3,950) 1,095 30.00% 14.00 to 1
Arizona 136 (35/101) 77.50% 1,169.50 $16,636 ($10,648) 600,523 50.38% 17.62 to 1
California 729 (188/541) 62.69% 1,176.68 $19,080 ($15,124) 2,765,835 59.95% 18.09 to 1
Colorado 118 (34/84) 72.77% 1,135.33 $16,841 ($12,574) 373,854 55.22% 15.49 to 1
Connecticut 90 (34/56) 61.38% 1,160.17 $21,591 ($19,547) 206,075 60.59% 12.51 to 1
District of Columbia 23 (2/21) 54.63% 1,253.60 $23,610 ($25,357) 96,515 54.36% 12.63 to 1
Delaware 18 (4/14) 61.20% 1,034.00 $16,925 ($14,924) 61,345 58.40% 14.76 to 1
Florida 392 (91/301) 64.89% 1,128.80 $15,252 ($13,954) 1,140,492 59.64% 16.05 to 1
Federated States of Micronesia 1 (1/0) 76.00% - $4,750 ($4,750) 2,022 23.00% 15.00 to 1
Georgia 171 (54/117) 64.06% 1,096.09 $16,278 ($12,162) 548,930 44.43% 16.22 to 1
Guam 3 (2/1) 80.00% - $7,634 ($4,882) 6,027 28.67% 12.67 to 1
Hawaii 26 (11/15) 78.25% 1,094.50 $17,917 ($9,756) 64,475 45.48% 14.35 to 1
Iowa 91 (24/67) 71.94% 1,004.34 $19,585 ($18,768) 262,386 58.05% 12.30 to 1
Idaho 39 (9/30) 84.56% 1,116.43 $15,699 ($11,399) 133,423 57.05% 12.51 to 1
Illinois 279 (66/213) 66.38% 1,094.33 $18,606 ($16,874) 769,119 54.25% 13.88 to 1
Indiana 130 (18/112) 72.96% 1,123.95 $20,488 ($19,942) 412,329 56.00% 14.10 to 1
Kansas 86 (34/52) 68.65% 953.10 $14,301 ($12,287) 217,021 49.27% 12.82 to 1
Kentucky 104 (25/79) 69.81% 1,073.44 $18,404 ($14,869) 265,157 47.09% 14.48 to 1
Louisiana 130 (35/95) 65.96% 880.82 $15,159 ($11,448) 254,102 53.01% 15.37 to 1
Massachusetts 181 (43/138) 60.19% 1,209.09 $25,766 ($28,303) 510,959 61.10% 12.18 to 1
Maryland 94 (33/61) 62.93% 1,127.40 $19,346 ($16,019) 373,350 54.28% 15.63 to 1
Maine 40 (18/22) 64.59% 1,099.44 $21,652 ($18,335) 72,803 57.03% 13.86 to 1
Marshall Islands 1 (1/0) - - $5,105 ($4,885) 1,032 5.00% 13.00 to 1
Michigan 183 (47/136) 68.85% 1,095.72 $17,153 ($15,457) 569,841 54.14% 14.33 to 1
Minnesota 120 (43/77) 69.05% 1,098.03 $16,980 ($15,823) 415,849 50.87% 14.99 to 1
Missouri 185 (52/133) 70.06% 1,031.39 $15,534 ($14,710) 387,873 57.19% 12.58 to 1
Northern Marianas 1 (1/0) - - $5,520 ($4,038) 1,216 15.00% 26.00 to 1
Mississippi 60 (25/35) 76.50% 909.92 $11,983 ($8,734) 173,967 54.67% 15.88 to 1
Montana 31 (17/14) 78.22% 1,134.67 $12,727 ($7,684) 51,037 43.38% 14.00 to 1
North Carolina 184 (77/107) 59.22% 1,071.29 $16,587 ($12,088) 570,514 42.40% 13.82 to 1
North Dakota 29 (14/15) 75.89% 946.33 $11,187 ($7,727) 54,161 46.59% 12.90 to 1
Nebraska 51 (19/32) 67.89% 711.06 $16,272 ($14,196) 136,608 52.67% 13.00 to 1
New Hampshire 41 (14/27) 66.40% 1,182.14 $23,125 ($21,103) 150,188 59.11% 12.19 to 1
New Jersey 159 (37/122) 70.94% 1,113.81 $18,104 ($16,666) 434,352 57.26% 15.94 to 1
New Mexico 51 (28/23) 62.00% 1,127.50 $12,034 ($7,259) 131,137 38.42% 15.33 to 1
Nevada 47 (8/39) 82.10% 1,138.33 $18,504 ($14,660) 121,115 54.59% 16.53 to 1
New York 464 (114/350) 65.91% 1,173.80 $19,742 ($19,082) 1,286,276 58.54% 14.25 to 1
Ohio 338 (110/228) 70.02% 1,058.83 $16,603 ($15,990) 666,915 54.24% 12.30 to 1
Oklahoma 135 (74/61) 67.68% 843.78 $11,362 ($11,288) 227,100 54.73% 13.42 to 1
Oregon 94 (26/68) 83.45% 1,151.88 $19,465 ($17,227) 233,258 52.65% 13.16 to 1
Pennsylvania 377 (95/282) 72.23% 1,126.80 $22,057 ($22,292) 743,521 61.01% 13.70 to 1
Puerto Rico 151 (20/131) 67.43% 1,034.33 $7,711 ($6,268) 234,052 51.39% 17.84 to 1
Palau 1 (1/0) - - $3,610 ($3,250) 532 20.00% 11.00 to 1
Rhode Island 24 (3/21) 60.17% 1,246.00 $27,071 ($29,534) 84,666 69.05% 13.09 to 1
South Carolina 110 (34/76) 61.39% 1,067.15 $17,760 ($14,119) 249,450 45.56% 14.59 to 1
South Dakota 30 (12/18) 83.27% 1,013.64 $11,898 ($11,613) 53,889 43.87% 12.11 to 1
Tennessee 177 (50/127) 71.93% 899.72 $16,000 ($15,989) 339,830 55.20% 15.34 to 1
Texas 445 (115/330) 67.07% 1,097.54 $15,772 ($11,641) 1,657,003 51.94% 16.97 to 1
Utah 75 (16/59) 77.33% 1,202.80 $14,445 ($12,689) 347,170 58.89% 13.26 to 1
Virginia 166 (46/120) 64.38% 1,116.56 $18,401 ($15,951) 557,886 52.82% 14.63 to 1
Virgin Islands 1 (1/0) 98.00% 918.00 $14,496 ($5,235) 2,170 22.00% 12.00 to 1
Vermont 26 (7/19) 70.13% 1,126.38 $32,493 ($29,887) 43,938 54.81% 10.36 to 1
Washington 117 (44/73) 80.56% 1,160.33 $16,492 ($13,436) 371,311 55.90% 14.96 to 1
Wisconsin 118 (37/81) 72.85% 620.58 $18,890 ($16,214) 341,996 51.31% 12.71 to 1
West Virginia 76 (40/36) 71.68% 1,036.24 $12,549 ($11,000) 144,742 57.67% 14.68 to 1
Wyoming 11 (8/3) 96.00% 1,165.00 $11,758 ($5,085) 33,110 45.64% 13.91 to 1