The nation's states spent over $83 billion dollars on public higher education in 2017.
That's an average of $7,600 per full time student according to a study by financial website 24/7 Wall St.
Georgia ranked 11th on the list with an average spending of a little over $8,500 per student.
Wyoming spent the most per student at over $18,000 per student, while Vermont spent the least at just $2,600 per attendee.
You can read more about the methodology of the study and see more detailed results by clicking here.