LOS ANGELES - Here's a list where California actually ranked dead last - and it may surprise you.
The personal finance website released its state-by-state ranking of the Best & Worst Community-College Systems, as well as its 2023 list of Best & Worst Community Colleges.
New Mexico ranked first, followed by Connecticut, Maryland, Oregon, and Minnesota to round out the top five.
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To get the results, analysts compared more than 50 community colleges across 19 key indicators of cost and quality. Additionally, the data set ranges included the cost of in-state situation and fees to student-faculty ratio to graduation rate.
These are the states with the best community-college systems:
- New Mexico
- South Dakota
- North Dakota
- New York
To read the full report, tap or click here.