Map Key
  • Less than 32 %
  • 32.1 - 38 %
  • 38.1 - 44 %
  • 44.1 - 50 %
  • More than 50 %
Percentage of young adults ages 25 to 34 who had an associate’s degree or higher from 2018
State Higher Education Attainment Rate Rank
District of Columbia 76.0%1st
Massachusetts 59.5%2nd
Minnesota 56.6%3rd
New York 54.9%4th
New Jersey 54.5%5th
Vermont 52.5%6th
North Dakota 51.9%7th
Colorado 51.4%8th
Maryland 50.8%9th
Illinois 50.8%10th
Connecticut 50.7%11th
Nebraska 50.4%12th
Virginia 50.4%13th
Washington 49.7%14th
South Dakota 49.3%15th
Kansas 49.0%16th
Pennsylvania 48.8%17th
Iowa 48.0%18th
New Hampshire 47.7%19th
Wisconsin 47.0%20th
Rhode Island 46.9%21st
Maine 46.4%22nd
Utah 46.2%23rd
California 44.6%24th
Oregon 44.4%25th
North Carolina 44.4%26th
Montana 44.0%27th
Missouri 43.8%28th
Hawaii 43.6%29th
Ohio 43.0%30th
Michigan 43.0%31st
Florida 42.5%32nd
South Carolina 42.0%33rd
Georgia 41.0%34th
Indiana 40.1%35th
Delaware 40.0%36th
Texas 39.1%37th
Tennessee 38.9%38th
Kentucky 38.4%39th
Arizona 38.4%40th
Idaho 37.9%41st
Wyoming 37.3%42nd
Alabama 37.3%43rd
Mississippi 36.5%44th
Alaska 35.1%45th
Arkansas 34.8%46th
West Virginia 34.7%47th
Oklahoma 34.6%48th
Louisiana 34.3%49th
New Mexico 32.4%50th
Nevada 31.5%51st