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Student Loan Debt by State

State averages for debt at graduation from four year colleges ranged from $17,250-$32,450. High debt states tend to be in the Northeast and Midwest, with low debt states mainly in the West and South.

 

High Debt States Low Debt States

*Data provided by The Project on Student Debt.

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