International rank

Data are for the class of 2015. States are ranked against the OECD countries without displacing any countries in the rank order and without regard to the position of other states. Education levels are defined as follows: Low: No parent received a high school diploma; Moderate: At least one parent received a high school diploma but neither parent has earned a college degree; High: At least one parent received a college degree
1
Korea
65%
2
Japan
59%
3
Switzerland
57%
4
Netherlands
55%
5
Finland
52%
6
Estonia
51%
Massachusetts
51%
7
Canada
51%
8
Belgium
50%
9
Germany
50%
10
Poland
49%
Minnesota
48%
New Jersey
47%
11
Austria
46%
Vermont
46%
Montana
46%
12
Australia
45%
13
Czech Republic
44%
14
Ireland
44%
New Hampshire
44%
Colorado
43%
15
New Zealand
43%
16
Slovenia
43%
17
Denmark
43%
North Dakota
43%
18
France
42%
South Dakota
42%
19
United Kingdom
41%
Wisconsin
41%
Kansas
41%
20
Iceland
41%
Washington
40%
Maryland
40%
21
Luxembourg
40%
Texas
40%
Virginia
40%
22
Norway
39%
Ohio
39%
Pennsylvania
39%
23
Portugal
39%
Maine
39%
Connecticut
38%
Wyoming
37%
24
Italy
37%
25
Slovak Republic
37%
North Carolina
37%
26
Spain
37%
Idaho
37%
Alaska
35%
Utah
35%
27
United States
35%
28
Sweden
35%
Indiana
34%
Rhode Island
34%
Iowa
34%
29
Israel
33%
30
Hungary
33%
Illinois
33%
Nebraska
33%
Oregon
33%
Delaware
32%
South Carolina
32%
Missouri
32%
Arizona
31%
Michigan
31%
Kentucky
31%
New York
30%
Hawaii
30%
Arkansas
29%
Nevada
29%
Georgia
28%
Florida
28%
Oklahoma
27%
California
25%
31
Greece
24%
Tennessee
24%
New Mexico
24%
32
Turkey
23%
Louisiana
22%
West Virginia
21%
Alabama
20%
Mississippi
19%
33
Chile
14%
34
Mexico
9%
No.1Massachusetts51%
No.2Minnesota48%
No.3New Jersey47%
No.4Vermont46%
No.5Montana46%
No.6New Hampshire44%
No.7Colorado43%
No.8North Dakota43%
No.9South Dakota42%
No.10Wisconsin41%
No.11Kansas41%
No.12Washington40%
No.13Maryland40%
No.14Texas40%
No.15Virginia40%
No.16Ohio39%
No.17Pennsylvania39%
No.18Maine39%
No.19Connecticut38%
No.20Wyoming37%
No.21North Carolina37%
No.22Idaho37%
No.23Alaska35%
No.24Utah35%
No.25Indiana34%
No.26Rhode Island34%
No.27Iowa34%
No.28Illinois33%
No.29Nebraska33%
No.30Oregon33%
No.31Delaware32%
No.32South Carolina32%
No.33Missouri32%
No.34Arizona31%
No.35Michigan31%
No.36Kentucky31%
No.37New York30%
No.38Hawaii30%
No.39Arkansas29%
No.40Nevada29%
No.41Georgia28%
No.42Florida28%
No.43Oklahoma27%
No.44California25%
No.45Tennessee24%
No.46New Mexico24%
No.47Louisiana22%
No.48West Virginia21%
No.49Alabama20%
No.50Mississippi19%
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