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Table 2.11. States administering college entrance exams to all students, and college- and career-readiness assessments, by state: 2014 and 2016
State Administered ACT or SAT college entrance
exams to all students (2016)
Administers college-
and career-
assessment aligned with
state standards
United States1 15 4 22
Alabama Yes No No
Alaska No No No
Arizona No No No
Arkansas Yes No Yes
California No No Yes
Colorado Yes No Yes
Connecticut No No Yes
Delaware No Yes Yes
District of Columbia No Yes No
Florida No No No
Georgia No No No
Hawaii Yes No Yes
Idaho No Yes Yes
Illinois Yes No Yes
Indiana No No No
Iowa No No No
Kansas No No No
Kentucky Yes No No
Louisiana Yes No No
Maine No Yes Yes
Maryland No No Yes
Massachusetts No No Yes
Michigan Yes No No
Minnesota No No No
Mississippi Yes No No
Missouri No No No
Montana Yes No Yes
Nebraska No No No
Nevada No No No
New Hampshire No No Yes
New Jersey No No Yes
New Mexico No No Yes
New York No No Yes
North Carolina Yes No No
North Dakota Yes No Yes
Ohio No No No
Oklahoma No No No
Oregon No No Yes
Pennsylvania No No No
Rhode Island No No No
South Carolina No No No
South Dakota No No Yes
Tennessee Yes No No
Texas No No No
Utah Yes No No
Vermont No No Yes
Virginia No No No
Washington No No Yes
West Virginia No No Yes
Wisconsin No No No
Wyoming Yes No No
1 National total reflects the number of "Yes" responses for each column.
SOURCE: Achieve, The College and Career Readiness of U.S. High School Graduates, retrieved March 24, 2016 from and Achieve, Closing the Expectations Gap: 2014 Annual Report on the Alignment of State K-12 Policies and Practice with the Demands of College and Careers, retrieved March 24, 2016 from Data Source.