State Technical College of Missouri
State Tech College of Missouri

Highest-rated community colleges, 2020

Aug. 18, 2020
The Wallet Hub website assesses the nation's community colleges based on cost & financing, education outcomes and career outcomes.

For the second year in a row, State Technical College of Missouri in Linn, Mo., is the nation's highest-rated community college, according to an analysis by the WalletHub website.

The personal-finance website gathered 2020 data from 698 community colleges and assessed the institutions' performance in 18 key indicators of cost and quality, such as tuition, per-student spending, faculty salaries and graduation rates.

State Technical College of Missouri scored the highest for 2020, with 74.50 points out of a possible 100. The second-ranked community college in 2019, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, again ranked second in the 2020 list.

Here are the 10 highest-ranked community colleges for 2020:

School                                                                                   Location                                Score

State Technical College of Missouri                                Linn MO                                  74.50         

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home                    Mountain Home AR             69.78

College of San Mateo                                                          San Mateo CA                       69.17

Northwest Iowa Community College                                Sheldon IA                             68.27

Northern Wyoming Community College District             Sheridan WY                         68.07

Northwestern Connecticut Community College              Winsted CT                           68.02

Ohlone College                                                                       Fremont CA                          67.71

Alexandria Technical & Community College                     Alexandria MN                     67.43

Casper College                                                                       Casper WY                            67.15

Orange Coast College                                                            Costa Mesa CA                    66.96

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