August 07, 2017


The 50 states and the District of Columbia vary widely in the populations their higher-education systems serve, how well they educate their residents beyond high school, how much money they spend doing so, and the results of all their efforts.

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Two Southeastern states have taken different directions on access: One has reined in tuition. The other state let it grow.

Sort data on nearly 50 measures to see how your state is doing in comparison to others.

See national figures on demographics, faculty pay, enrollment, government support, and institutions by sector.