COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - South Carolina has been ranked the 9th least educated state in America, according to a new study.
The personal-finance website, WalletHub, released its report on 2019′s Most & Least Educated States in America on Monday. In order to determine where the most educated Americans live, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 20 key metrics.
The data set ranges from share of adults aged 25 and older with at least a high school diploma to average university quality to gender gap in educational attainment.
Most educated states:
7. New Hampshire
Least educated states:
40. New Mexico
42. South Carolina
49. West Virginia
For the full report, visit the WalletHub website here.