Illinois One of the Top Educated States in 2020

Studies show that the more degrees you have, the higher your odds of taking home a fat paycheck. Now Wallethub is out with its rankings of the most educated states in the U.S. Based on such factors as school quality, educational attainment and achievement gaps between genders and races.

While Illinois didn't rank top 10, we came near the top at #12!

Here's the list of the top states:

1.Massachusetts

2.Maryland

3.Colorado

4.Vermont

5.Connecticut

6.Virginia

7.Washington

8.New Hampshire

9.New Jersey

10.Minnesota

11.Utah

12.Illinois

21.Wisconsin

28.Michigan

37.Indiana

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<div style="width:556px;font-size:12px;color:#888;">Source: <a href="https://wallethub.com/edu/most-educated-states/31075/">WalletHub</a></div>

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