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WalletHub Study: 2021’s most and least educated states in America

With many students continuing their education remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic and BLS data showing a correlation between higher education levels, higher income and lower unemployment rates, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2021’s Most & Least Educated States in America, as well as accompanying videos.
 
In order to determine the most educated states, WalletHub compared all 50 states across 18 metrics that examined the key factors of a well-educated population: educational attainment, school quality and achievement gaps between genders and races.

How educated is California? (1=Most; 25=Avg.):

  • 50th – % of High-School Diploma Holders
  • 22nd – % of Associate’s Degree Holders or College-Experienced Adults
  • 15th – % of Bachelor’s Degree Holders
  • 14th – % of Graduate- or Professional-Degree Holders
  • 2nd – Avg. University Quality
  • 9th – Racial Gap in Educational Attainment
  • 1st – Gender Gap in Educational Attainment

For the full report, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/e/most-educated-states/31075

This article was released by WalletHub.