The states where new college graduates have accumulated the most loan debt, 2015

Jan. 24, 2017
Graduates who had loan debt owed an average of more than $30,000.

More than two-thirds of those who graduated from public and private nonprofit colleges in the United States in 2015 had student loan debt, according to an annual report from The Institute for College Access and Success.

The institute found that 68 percent of new graduates had loan debt, and the average amount owed was $30,100, compared with $28,950 in 2014.

Here are the 10 states where student loan debt was highest.

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