States With The Most Highly Ranked Colleges

Every state approaches education differently. For some states, investment in K-12 and higher education is paramount.

Here are the states with the most highly ranked colleges.

Dartmouth College is New Hampshire’s Ivy League institution. One of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States.

New Hampshire

The small state of Delaware has eight colleges and universities, but the University of Delaware, located in Newark, is the state’s oldest and largest.


Wyoming is home to nine institutions of higher learning. Of these, the University of Wyoming is the only one that is a four-year, degree-granting school.


Middlebury College has deep historical significance for the U.S. One of the best liberal arts schools in America.


Arizona has a strong public university network, with more than 75 colleges and universities throughout the state.