Cochise Highly Rated In 2017’s Best & Worst Community Colleges

With back-to-school season upon us Arizona’s Cochise County Community College Ranked Number Two in the country, while several states, such as New York and Rhode Island, are offering free community-college education starting this month.  The personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017’s Best & Worst Community Colleges, coupled with its state-by-state ranking of the Best & Worst Community-College Systems.

To determine where students can receive the best education at the cheapest rates, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 700 community colleges across 14 key indicators of cost and quality. The data set ranges from the cost of in-state tuition and fees to student-faculty ratio to graduation rate.

Top 20 Community Colleges
1 Leech Lake Tribal College (MN) 11 Rend Lake College (IL)


Cochise County Community College District (AZ)

12 Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (NM)
3 Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (WI) 13 Mitchell Technical Institute (SD)
4 Stella and Charles Guttman Community College (NY) 14 Chief Dull Knife College (MT)
5 Blackfeet Community College (MT) 15 State Technical College of Missouri (MO)
6 Aaniiih Nakoda College (MT) 16 Pratt Community College (KS)
7 Ilisagvik College (AK) 17 Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NE)
8 Northern Oklahoma College (OK) 18 North Central Missouri College (MO)
9 Mesalands Community College (NM) 19 Moorpark College (CA)
10 Lake Area Technical Institute (SD) 20 Western Technical College (WI)

States with the Best Community-College Systems

1 South Dakota 11 Hawaii
2 Alaska 12 Wyoming
3 Washington 13 Arizona
4 Florida 14 Oklahoma
5 Wisconsin 15 Tennessee
6 Mississippi 16 California
7 North Dakota 17 New Mexico
8 Minnesota 18 Kansas
9 New York 19 Arkansas
10 Montana 20 Nebraska

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