project on student debt
But the new total isn't a big increase from what 2013 grads owed.
New Hampshire, Delaware and Pennsylvania had the highest average student debt loads at $32,795, $32,571 and $32,528, respectively
My grandfather suffered from black lung, which he caught during his years toiling in the coal mines of Kentucky. For him, sending his son to college meant that my father would never develop his same chronic cough and back pain.
Colleges are not required to disclose how much debt their graduates incur. TICAS used figures provided voluntarily by more
“As more people default on their student loans, their credit ratings will drop, making it harder for them to access new credit
Many students are making mistakes like this, revealing the little-reported reality that America's student-debt crisis is
The class of 2011 came out with an average of $26,600 in student loan debt, a 5 percent increase from $25,250 in 2010, according
The U.S. public university system is facing a crisis and much of the discussion centers on student debt. However, student debt is just one symptom of the actual problem confronting universities.
I'm a firm believer that the more knowledge you acquire, whether through college, trade school or self-study, the richer your life will be. But as college tuition and fees continue to skyrocket, students and parents increasingly are asking, "Is a degree really worth the cost?"
If you're having difficulty paying off your student loans and want to avoid defaulting, Income-Based Repayment and other options are available that might help.