Comparisons of State Appropriations

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Comparisons of State Appropriations for Public Four-Year Institutions
1997-98

 

Appropriations per Capita

Appropriations per $1,000 Income

 

Personal Income per Capita

 

State

Amount

 

 

State

Amount

 

 

State

Amount

 


1

North Dakota

$253.94

 

1

North Dakota

$11.68

 

1

Connecticut

$36,364

 

2

Alaska

218.72

 

2

New Mexico

8.66

 

2

New Jersey

33,107

 

3

Minnesota

207.34

 

3

Alaska

8.48

 

3

Massachusetts

31,818

 

4

North Carolina

194.54

 

4

Iowa

8.16

 

4

New York

30,847

 

5

Iowa

191.77

 

5

Wyoming

8.09

 

5

Nevada

29,732

 

6

Wyoming

184.08

 

6

Idaho

8.08

 

6

Delaware

29,526

 

7

Hawaii

180.69

 

7

North Carolina

8.03

 

7

Maryland

29,409

 

8

Nebraska

180.60

 

8

Alabama

7.94

 

8

New Hampshire

28,655

 

9

New Mexico

175.56

 

9

Utah

7.63

 

9

Illinois

28,631

 

10

Idaho

174.77

 

10

Minnesota

7.51

 

10

Colorado

28,232

 

11

Alabama

169.07

 

11

Kentucky

7.35

 

11

Washington

28,034

 

12

Utah

167.77

 

12

Nebraska

7.34

 

12

Minnesota

27,595

 

13

Arizona

161.43

 

13

West Virginia

7.09

 

13

California

27,428

 

14

Kansas

159.69

 

14

Mississippi

6.98

 

14

Virginia

26,932

 

15

Wisconsin

157.53

 

15

South Dakota

6.93

 

15

Florida

26,228

 

16

Kentucky

155.75

 

16

Hawaii

6.90

 

 

U.S. Average

26,208

 

17

South Dakota

154.33

 

17

Arizona

6.65

 

16

Hawaii

26,196

 

18

Delaware

153.43

 

18

Montana

6.53

 

17

Pennsylvania

26,087

 

19

Michigan

150.60

 

19

Arkansas

6.50

 

18

Michigan

25,969

 

20

Indiana

149.52

 

20

Kansas

6.47

 

19

Rhode Island

25,859

 

21

Georgia

143.79

 

21

Wisconsin

6.33

 

20

Alaska

25,785

 

22

West Virginia

134.21

 

22

Indiana

6.24

 

21

Oregon

25,484

 

23

Montana

132.56

 

23

Oklahoma

5.97

 

22

Georgia

25,196

 

24

Arkansas

131.57

 

24

Louisiana

5.82

 

23

Wisconsin

24,883

 

25

Mississippi

130.97

 

25

Michigan

5.80

 

24

Ohio

24,699

 

26

Maryland

130.07

 

26

Georgia

5.71

 

25

Kansas

24,687

 

27

California

125.49

 

27

South Carolina

5.35

 

26

Nebraska

24,610

 

28

Oklahoma

125.15

 

28

Delaware

5.20

 

27

Texas

24,579

 

29

Missouri

123.72

 

29

Missouri

5.05

 

28

Missouri

24,509

 

 

U.S. Average

122.01

 

30

Maine

5.01

 

29

Arizona

24,279

 

30

Louisiana

121.82

 

31

Ohio

4.85

 

30

North Carolina

24,215

 

31

Nevada

119.86

 

 

U.S. Average

4.66

 

31

Indiana

23,971

 

32

Ohio

119.78

 

32

California

4.58

 

32

Vermont

23,850

 

33

Virginia

118.35

 

33

Tennessee

4.49

 

33

Tennessee

23,591

 

34

Colorado

114.93

 

34

Maryland

4.42

 

34

Iowa

23,501

 

35

South Carolina

114.65

 

35

Virginia

4.39

 

35

Wyoming

22,763

 

36

Illinois

114.47

 

36

Colorado

4.07

 

36

Maine

22,295

 

37

Maine

111.66

 

37

Rhode Island

4.04

 

37

South Dakota

22,277

 

38

Washington

110.66

 

38

Nevada

4.03

 

38

Utah

21,999

 

39

Tennessee

105.92

 

39

Illinois

4.00

 

39

North Dakota

21,736

 

40

Rhode Island

104.49

 

40

Washington

3.95

 

40

Idaho

21,641

 

41

Pennsylvania

96.05

 

41

Texas

3.80

 

41

South Carolina

21,416

 

42

Massachusetts

95.86

 

42

Pennsylvania

3.68

 

42

Alabama

21,300

 

43

Texas

93.43

 

43

Oregon

3.56

 

43

Kentucky

21,182

 

44

Oregon

90.75

 

44

Florida

3.35

 

44

Oklahoma

20,945

 

45

Florida

87.93

 

45

Massachusetts

3.01

 

45

Louisiana

20,928

 

46

Connecticut

80.16

 

46

Vermont

2.62

 

46

Montana

20,299

 

47

New York

79.64

 

47

New York

2.58

 

47

New Mexico

20,269

 

48

New Jersey

74.49

 

48

New Jersey

2.25

 

48

Arkansas

20,230

 

49

Vermont

62.48

 

49

Connecticut

2.20

 

49

West Virginia

18,920

 

50

New Hampshire

57.98

 

50

New Hampshire

2.02

 

50

Mississippi

18,751

 


NOTES: Medical schools are not included.

Source: Institutional Research Services.


Revised: March 1999
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