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Student Debt and the Class of 2012

classof2012The Institute for College Access & Success released a report on student debt and the class of 2012. The report includes debt levels for each state and more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities. From the report:

“Seven in 10 college seniors (71%) who graduated last year had student loan debt, with an average of $29,400 per borrower. From 2008 to 2012, debt at graduation (federal and private loans combined) increased an average of six percent each year.”

Read the full report (.pdf) here.

View the interactive map here.