See Where States in the Tri-State Area Rank Among the Most Educated States

Graduation Generic
Getty Images/iStockphoto

What are the most educated states in the country?

Wallethub, a personal finance website, ranked all 50 states from most to least educated-- which is compiled by weighing 11 different metrics related to educational attainment, school quality, and achievement gaps between races and genders.

New Jersey is the only state in the Delaware Valley to crack into the top ten of WalletHub's annual ranking of the most educated states, coming in right at No. 10, well ahead of its neighbors.

Delaware ranked No. 17 on the list.

Pennsylvania trailed even further behind, landing in the bottom half of the list at No. 28. It lagged in the educational attainment category, which considered the highest degree level achieved by adults aged 25-years-old or older.

To read full rankings of states, click here.

For more business news, visit Philadelphia Business Journal.

Copyright bizjournal
Contact Us