Benefits

The benefits category measures the economic and societal benefits that the state receives as the result of having well educated residents.

Benefits

A

Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia.

B

Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington.

C

Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin.

D

Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wyoming.

F

West Virginia.

Maryland is the top-performing state in benefits.