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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 2,777,115 and Alaska schools have the least students with 26,547.
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) 26,547 43.67% 10.67 to 1
Alabama 95 (41/54) 68.04% 1,029.25 $14,111 ($10,879) 312,636 41.51% 16.59 to 1
Arkansas 86 (37/49) 70.32% 978.88 $12,235 ($9,162) 162,162 45.49% 14.21 to 1
American Samoa 1 (1/0) - - $4,250 ($3,950) 1,037 63.00% 14.00 to 1
Arizona 136 (35/101) 77.50% 1,169.50 $16,636 ($10,648) 599,791 51.63% 17.76 to 1
California 729 (188/541) 62.69% 1,176.68 $19,080 ($15,124) 2,777,115 59.83% 17.96 to 1
Colorado 118 (34/84) 72.77% 1,135.33 $16,841 ($12,574) 377,480 55.65% 15.16 to 1
Connecticut 90 (34/56) 61.38% 1,160.17 $21,591 ($19,547) 208,588 61.32% 12.40 to 1
District of Columbia 23 (2/21) 54.63% 1,253.60 $23,610 ($25,357) 98,347 59.21% 13.13 to 1
Delaware 18 (4/14) 61.20% 1,034.00 $16,925 ($14,924) 61,663 61.33% 15.18 to 1
Florida 392 (91/301) 64.89% 1,128.80 $15,252 ($13,954) 1,141,733 60.97% 15.82 to 1
Federated States of Micronesia 1 (1/0) 76.00% - $4,750 ($4,750) 1,931 29.00% 15.00 to 1
Georgia 171 (54/117) 64.06% 1,096.09 $16,278 ($12,162) 566,222 44.34% 15.99 to 1
Guam 3 (2/1) 80.00% - $7,634 ($4,882) 5,888 29.33% 13.33 to 1
Hawaii 26 (11/15) 78.25% 1,094.50 $17,917 ($9,756) 63,092 45.76% 14.00 to 1
Iowa 91 (24/67) 71.94% 1,004.34 $19,585 ($18,768) 255,443 57.58% 11.83 to 1
Idaho 39 (9/30) 84.56% 1,116.43 $15,699 ($11,399) 125,344 57.87% 13.13 to 1
Illinois 279 (66/213) 66.38% 1,094.33 $18,606 ($16,874) 754,706 54.97% 13.62 to 1
Indiana 130 (18/112) 72.96% 1,123.95 $20,488 ($19,942) 413,129 56.06% 13.78 to 1
Kansas 86 (34/52) 68.65% 953.10 $14,301 ($12,287) 216,315 49.93% 12.81 to 1
Kentucky 104 (25/79) 69.81% 1,073.44 $18,404 ($14,869) 270,473 43.18% 14.10 to 1
Louisiana 130 (35/95) 65.96% 880.82 $15,159 ($11,448) 256,062 52.79% 15.28 to 1
Massachusetts 181 (43/138) 60.19% 1,209.09 $25,766 ($28,303) 509,374 63.58% 12.09 to 1
Maryland 94 (33/61) 62.93% 1,127.40 $19,346 ($16,019) 371,572 54.22% 15.64 to 1
Maine 40 (18/22) 64.59% 1,099.44 $21,652 ($18,335) 72,637 57.54% 13.30 to 1
Marshall Islands 1 (1/0) - - $5,105 ($4,885) 1,119 11.00% 12.00 to 1
Michigan 183 (47/136) 68.85% 1,095.72 $17,153 ($15,457) 553,914 53.25% 14.22 to 1
Minnesota 120 (43/77) 69.05% 1,098.03 $16,980 ($15,823) 413,948 51.14% 14.69 to 1
Missouri 185 (52/133) 70.06% 1,031.39 $15,534 ($14,710) 380,921 57.67% 12.34 to 1
Northern Marianas 1 (1/0) - - $5,520 ($4,038) 1,194 21.00% 25.00 to 1
Mississippi 60 (25/35) 76.50% 909.92 $11,983 ($8,734) 172,542 52.04% 15.96 to 1
Montana 31 (17/14) 78.22% 1,134.67 $12,727 ($7,684) 49,723 46.62% 13.87 to 1
North Carolina 184 (77/107) 59.22% 1,071.29 $16,587 ($12,088) 573,293 44.52% 13.72 to 1
North Dakota 29 (14/15) 75.89% 946.33 $11,187 ($7,727) 53,686 49.14% 12.90 to 1
Nebraska 51 (19/32) 67.89% 711.06 $16,272 ($14,196) 135,933 53.00% 12.73 to 1
New Hampshire 41 (14/27) 66.40% 1,182.14 $23,125 ($21,103) 161,904 59.24% 12.16 to 1
New Jersey 159 (37/122) 70.94% 1,113.81 $18,104 ($16,666) 429,028 58.43% 15.53 to 1
New Mexico 51 (28/23) 62.00% 1,127.50 $12,034 ($7,259) 125,648 38.65% 15.54 to 1
Nevada 47 (8/39) 82.10% 1,138.33 $18,504 ($14,660) 122,321 52.30% 15.53 to 1
New York 464 (114/350) 65.91% 1,173.80 $19,742 ($19,082) 1,288,538 59.78% 14.09 to 1
Ohio 338 (110/228) 70.02% 1,058.83 $16,603 ($15,990) 664,139 55.45% 12.52 to 1
Oklahoma 135 (74/61) 67.68% 843.78 $11,362 ($11,288) 223,411 56.88% 13.39 to 1
Oregon 94 (26/68) 83.45% 1,151.88 $19,465 ($17,227) 232,530 53.39% 13.59 to 1
Pennsylvania 377 (95/282) 72.23% 1,126.80 $22,057 ($22,292) 738,144 61.66% 13.56 to 1
Puerto Rico 151 (20/131) 67.43% 1,034.33 $7,711 ($6,268) 216,325 51.81% 17.15 to 1
Palau 1 (1/0) - - $3,610 ($3,250) 497 29.00% 10.00 to 1
Rhode Island 24 (3/21) 60.17% 1,246.00 $27,071 ($29,534) 82,805 73.19% 12.57 to 1
South Carolina 110 (34/76) 61.39% 1,067.15 $17,760 ($14,119) 246,156 46.10% 14.51 to 1
South Dakota 30 (12/18) 83.27% 1,013.64 $11,898 ($11,613) 53,682 46.23% 12.14 to 1
Tennessee 177 (50/127) 71.93% 899.72 $16,000 ($15,989) 342,851 56.05% 14.99 to 1
Texas 445 (115/330) 67.07% 1,097.54 $15,772 ($11,641) 1,677,347 51.88% 16.86 to 1
Utah 75 (16/59) 77.33% 1,202.80 $14,445 ($12,689) 375,782 59.49% 13.22 to 1
Virginia 166 (46/120) 64.38% 1,116.56 $18,401 ($15,951) 557,679 54.63% 14.22 to 1
Virgin Islands 1 (1/0) 98.00% 918.00 $14,496 ($5,235) 1,984 23.00% 11.00 to 1
Vermont 26 (7/19) 70.13% 1,126.38 $32,493 ($29,887) 44,156 59.86% 10.64 to 1
Washington 117 (44/73) 80.56% 1,160.33 $16,492 ($13,436) 372,145 54.97% 14.72 to 1
Wisconsin 118 (37/81) 72.85% 620.58 $18,890 ($16,214) 349,820 54.05% 12.39 to 1
West Virginia 76 (40/36) 71.68% 1,036.24 $12,549 ($11,000) 142,344 57.38% 14.46 to 1
Wyoming 11 (8/3) 96.00% 1,165.00 $11,758 ($5,085) 32,604 44.36% 12.64 to 1