States Where Students Graduate With the Most Debt

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5. Alabama
> Avg. debt per borrower: $31,861
> Graduates with debt: 50% (11th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 25.5% (8th lowest)
> Median household income: $48,123 (6th lowest)

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4. New Hampshire
> Avg. debt per borrower: $33,462
> Graduates with debt: 74% (the highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 36.9% (8th highest)
> Median household income: $73,381 (6th highest)

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3. Delaware
> Avg. debt per borrower: $34,144
> Graduates with debt: 62% (11th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 31.5% (22nd highest)
> Median household income: $62,852 (17th highest)

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2. Rhode Island
> Avg. debt per borrower: $35,371
> Graduates with debt: 64% (8th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 33.5% (17th highest)
> Median household income: $63,870 (15th highest)

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1. Pennsylvania
> Avg. debt per borrower: $36,193
> Graduates with debt: 67% (5th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 31.4% (23rd highest)
> Median household income: $59,195 (24th highest)