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PARK RIDGE, NJ - JUNE 20: General view of Park Ridge High School, where James Gandolfini attended, June 20, 2013 in Park Ridge, New Jersey. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while on vacation with family in Italy. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

If you’re looking to better your education, then this list is something you’ll definitely want to review. Luckily for us, New Jersey was ranked the sixth most educated state in America for 2022.

WalletHub‘s latest study compared all 50 states across 18 metrics while examining the “key factors” of a well-educated population.

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

  • 28th – % of High-School Diploma Holders
  • 23rd – % of Associate’s Degree Holders or College-Experienced Adults
  • 4th – % of Bachelor’s Degree Holders
  • 7th – % of Graduate- or Professional-Degree Holders
  • 13th – Avg. University Quality
  • 1st – Gender Gap in Educational Attainment

Here are the top 10 most educated states in America:

  • #10- Washington

  • #9- Minnesota

  • #8- New Hampshire

  • #7- Virginia

  • #6- New Jersey

  • #5- Vermont

  • #4- Colorado

  • #3- Connecticut

  • #2- Maryland

  • #1- Massachusetts