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State Abbreviations
 

This list explains the abbreviations of American states used in the listing of American universities.  Click here for a map of the United States

State/Possession    
Abbreviation
 
ALABAMA
 AL
 
 
ALASKA
 AK
 
 
AMERICAN SAMOA
 A
 
 
ARIZONA
 AZ
 
 
ARKANSA
 AR
 
 
CALIFORNIA
 CA
 
 
COLORADO
 CO
 
 
CONNECTICUT
 CT
 
 
DELAWARE
 DE
 
 
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
 DC
 
 
FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
 FM
 
 
FLORIDA
 FL
 
 
GEORGIA
 GA
 
 
GUAM
 GU
 
 
HAWAII
 HI
 
 
IDAHO
 ID
 
 
ILLINOI
 IL
 
 
INDIANA
 IN
 
 
IOWA
 IA
 
 
KANSA
 K
 
 
KENTUCKY
 KY
 
 
LOUISIANA
 LA
 
 
MAINE
 ME
 
 
MARSHALL ISLAND
 MH
 
 
MARYLAND
 MD
 
 
MASSACHUSETT
 MA
 
 
MICHIGAN
 MI
 
 
MINNESOTA
 MN
 
 
MISSISSIPPI
 M
 
 
MISSOURI
 MO
 
 
MONTANA
 MT
 
 
NEBRASKA
 NE
 
 
NEVADA
 NV
 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE
 NH
 
 
NEW JERSEY
 NJ
 
 
NEW MEXICO
 NM
 
 
NEW YORK
 NY
 
 
NORTH CAROLINA
 NC
 
 
NORTH DAKOTA
 ND
 
 
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLAND
 MP
 
 
OHIO
 OH
 
 
OKLAHOMA
 OK
 
 
OREGON
 OR
 
 
PALAU
 PW
 
 
PENNSYLVANIA
 PA
 
 
PUERTO RICO
 PR
 
 
RHODE ISLAND
 RI
 
 
SOUTH CAROLINA
 SC
 
 
SOUTH DAKOTA
 SD
 
 
TENNESSEE
 TN
 
 
TEXA
 TX
 
 
UTAH
 UT
 
 
VERMONT
 VT
 
 
VIRGIN ISLAND
 VI
 
 
VIRGINIA
 VA
 
 
WASHINGTON
 WA
 
 
WEST VIRGINIA
 WV
 
 
WISCONSIN
 WI
 
 
WYOMING
 WY