#8 New Zealand
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#8. New Zealand. As Lord of the Class Ring in the South Pacific, New Zealand also probably ranks high on best Spring Break destinations.
Population with tertiary education: 39.3% Average annual growth rate: 2.9% Education spending as pct. of GDP: 7.3% (7th highest)
PHOTO: A general view of Lake Hawea on July 28, 2011 in Wanaka, New Zealand.