States Investing the Most in Higher Education

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10. New York
> Annual public higher ed. spending per student: $8,640
> 2017 public college enrollment: 549,295
> # of state colleges + universities: 111 (2nd most)
> Tuition revenue per student: $4,977 (8th lowest)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 35.7% (9th highest)

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9. New Mexico
> Annual public higher ed. spending per student: $9,348
> 2017 public college enrollment: 89,020
> # of state colleges + universities: 28 (21st fewest)
> Tuition revenue per student: $3,770 (4th lowest)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 27.2% (13th lowest)

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8. North Dakota
> Annual public higher ed. spending per student: $9,552
> 2017 public college enrollment: 35,974
> # of state colleges + universities: 14 (12th fewest)
> Tuition revenue per student: $8,774 (17th highest)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 29.6% (25th lowest)

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7. Idaho
> Annual public higher ed. spending per student: $9,793
> 2017 public college enrollment: 53,116
> # of state colleges + universities: 9 (7th fewest)
> Tuition revenue per student: $4,774 (7th lowest)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 27.6% (15th lowest)

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6. Nebraska
> Annual public higher ed. spending per student: $9,801
> 2017 public college enrollment: 76,899
> # of state colleges + universities: 16 (15th fewest)
> Tuition revenue per student: $6,753 (20th lowest)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 31.4% (19th highest)