Best States for College Students 2022 | Georgia is in the top ten

Atlanta – From Emory University to the Georgia Institute of Technology to the University of Georgia, Peach State has a number of notable places of study. But how do colleges across the state compare nationwide? Decided to find a company.

The scholarship platform Bold.org has compiled a ranking of the best states for college students. The company calculated several variables to determine their detection. Here are their sources:

  • College enrollment and student demographics from EducationData.org
  • State-by-state average college costs from EducationData.org
  • 2022 college graduation rate from the World Population Review
  • Understands college affordability: Prices and costs from the Urban Institute
  • The average price of food in the US from Move.org

Georgia is in the top ten in the rankings, a little further south of the top-ranked state.

According to Bold.org, the graph above shows the best and worst situations for college students.

According to Bold.org, Georgia is the sixth best state in the U.S. for college students, and Peach State is the third best five schools in the world. Florida came in first, thanks to the state’s lowest average tuition / fees.

According to Bold.org, the graph above shows the best and worst conditions for college students in terms of cost, graduation rate, and student enrollment.

While Georgia was ranked in the top six overall, Peach State did not appear in any of the three individual categories in the rankings. Wyoming was found to be the least expensive state for college students. Massachusetts ranks first in graduation rate. Finally, California ranks highest in overall student enrollment.

Below is the complete list of company rankings.

Total cost of graduation rate enrolled by state rank students

Florida 1 1,066,783 30% $ 13,603

Texas 2 1,657,691 30% $ 16,367

Utah 3 381,283 34% $ 12,676

North Carolina 4 568,563 31% $ 15,707

Colorado 5 368,123 41% $ 17,080

Georgia 6 553,755 31% $ 17,213

California 7 2,715,085 34% $ 19,372

Washington 8 363,019 36% $ 17,412

New York 9 1,235,812 37% $ 21,823

Wisconsin 10 332,856 30% $ 16,937

Maryland 11 354,913 40% $ 19,057

Indiana 11 422,906 27% $ 17,978

Kansas 12 208,538 33% $ 16,389

Ohio 13 656,445 28% $ 19,634

Virginia 14 557,063 39% $ 22,244

Arizona 14 609,144 30% $ 20,533

Minnesota 15 402,729 36% $ 20,482

Illinois 15 718,504 35% $ 23,880

Idaho 15 121,964 28% $ 13,472

Missouri 16 362,908 29% $ 18,178

Oklahoma 17 192,656 26% $ 15,718

Massachusetts 17 492,497 44% $ 24,894

Tennessee 18 323,086 27% $ 18,109

New Mexico 18 121,816 27% $ 14,424

Michigan 18 525,491 29% $ 21,230

Iowa 19 218,033 29% $ 17,733

Nevada 20 119,771 25% $ 14,370

Montana 20 48,066 32% $ 13,652

New Jersey 21 413,175 40% $ 25,458

Pennsylvania 22 696,340 31% $ 25,726

Nebraska 22 135,509 32% $ 17,245

Wyoming 23 32,373 27% $ 12,351

North Dakota 23 52,354 30% $ 14,805

Arkansas 24 158,587 23% $ 16,376

South Dakota 25 51,941 29% $ 15,317

Louisiana 25 243,750 24% $ 18,252

Alabama 25 303,030 26% $ 19,323

Oregon 26 225,716 34% $ 21,395

Kentucky 27 266,507 24% $ 19,516

West Virginia 28 139,159 21% $ 17,323

Mississippi 28 166,969 22% $ 17,953

Connecticut 28 193,686 39% $ 23,534

Maine 29 71,658 32% $ 18,390

South Carolina 30 241,572 28% $ 22,022

New Hampshire 31 169,338 37% $ 25,164

Hawaii 32 60,434 33% $ 20,876

Alaska 33 23,353 30% $ 18,476

Delaware 34 59,983 32% $ 21,773

Rhode Island 35 80,077 34% $ 23,969

Vermont 36 41,186 38% $ 28,756

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