New Hampshire Ranks Last in the U.S. for State Support of Public Higher Education Per Student

New Hampshire appropriated the lowest amount of funding per full-time equivalent student among all fifty states in fiscal year 2022, the most recent estimate available, with $3,699 per FTE. Illinois had the highest appropriation among all fifty states, at $22,970 per FTE. The national average was $10,237. Learn more about New Hampshire’s funding of public higher education in NHFPI’s November Issue Brief Limited State Funding for Public Higher Education Adds to Workforce Constraints.