Colorado ranks as the 3rd most educated state in America.

Massachusetts came in first and Maryland ranked as the 2nd most educated.

In order to determine where the most educated Americans live, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 18 key metrics.

According to WalletHub, the data set examined different aspects of the population in regards to education, ranging from adults aged 25 and older with at least a high school diploma to average university quality to varying gender gaps in educational attainment.

How educated is Colorado? (1=Most; 25=Avg.):

  • 14th – % of High-School Diploma Holders
  • 1st – % of Associate's Degree Holders or College-Experienced Adults
  • 2nd – % of Bachelor’s Degree Holders
  • 8th – % of Graduate- or Professional-Degree Holders
  • 1st – Gender Gap in Educational Attainment
Source: WalletHub