Ranking the Most and Least Educated States in the U.S.

Education is an important part of our lives. The quality of university education is also important, especially for parents looking for schools to send their children to. This article will break down the most important educational categories to consider when sending children off to school. You'll also learn which how your state ranks in literacy rates. Does your state need to do better?

Highest Amount of College Grads

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Here are the states with the most college graduates.

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5. Connecticut

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4. Colorado

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3. New York

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2. New Jersey

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1. Massachusetts

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Lowest Amount of College Grads

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46. Arkansas

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47. West Virginia

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48. New Mexico

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49. Nevada

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50. Mississippi

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Highest Sat Scores

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5. Nebraska

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4. North Dakota

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3. Kansas

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2. Wisconsin

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1. Minnesota

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Lowest Sat Scores

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46. Rhode Island

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47. Idaho

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48. Delaware

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49. Oklahoma

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50. West Virginia

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Highest Literacy Rate

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5. Utah

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4. Oregon

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3. New Hampshire

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2. Washington

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1. Minnesota

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Lowest Literacy Rate

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46. Arkansas

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47. Nevada

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48. West Virginia

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49. Louisiana

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50. Mississippi

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As a certified credit counselor, Max Marvelous has coached over 250 Millennials to help take the stress out of money. When Max is not coaching, you'll find him reading financial books, indoor cycling, or visiting local pawn shops looking for swiss-made watches.