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 2019
State Higher Education Attainment Rate Rank
District of Columbia 76.5%1st
Massachusetts 60.4%2nd
New York 55.9%3rd
Minnesota 55.3%4th
New Jersey 54.8%5th
Colorado 52.1%6th
Illinois 51.7%7th
Nebraska 51.6%8th
Connecticut 51.2%9th
Virginia 51.1%10th
Maryland 50.6%11th
Rhode Island 50.0%12th
Vermont 49.8%13th
New Hampshire 49.8%13th
Washington 49.3%15th
Pennsylvania 49.1%16th
Iowa 49.0%17th
Wisconsin 49.0%17th
Kansas 48.7%19th
North Dakota 48.2%20th
South Dakota 48.0%21st
Montana 47.4%22nd
Maine 46.0%23rd
California 45.9%24th
Hawaii 44.9%25th
Utah 44.9%25th
Missouri 44.9%25th
North Carolina 44.7%28th
Oregon 43.6%29th
Michigan 43.0%30th
Georgia 43.0%30th
Ohio 42.9%32nd
Florida 42.7%33rd
South Carolina 41.9%34th
Tennessee 41.6%35th
Delaware 41.2%36th
Texas 40.8%37th
Indiana 39.5%38th
Wyoming 39.1%39th
Kentucky 38.9%40th
Idaho 37.7%41st
Alabama 36.9%42nd
Arizona 36.8%43rd
Mississippi 36.1%44th
Louisiana 35.4%45th
New Mexico 35.4%45th
Alaska 34.6%47th
Oklahoma 34.3%48th
Arkansas 33.8%49th
West Virginia 32.9%50th
Nevada 32.8%51st