Participation

The participation category addresses the opportunities for state residents to enroll in higher education. A strong grade in participation generally indicates that state residents have high individual expectations for education and that the state provides enough spaces and types of educational programs for its residents.

Participation

A

Arizona, Iowa.

B

Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah.

C

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

D

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington.

F

Alaska, Louisiana, Nevada.

Iowa is the top-performing state in participation.