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States Where Students Graduate With the Most Debt

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50. Utah
> Avg. debt per borrower: $18,425
> Graduates with debt: 39% (the lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 34.6% (12th highest)
> Median household income: $68,358 (13th highest)

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49. New Mexico
> Avg. debt per borrower: $21,805
> Graduates with debt: 53% (14th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 27.1% (11th lowest)
> Median household income: $46,744 (5th lowest)

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48. Nevada
> Avg. debt per borrower: $22,026
> Graduates with debt: 49% (7th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 24.9% (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $58,003 (25th lowest)

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47. California
> Avg. debt per borrower: $22,383
> Graduates with debt: 50% (11th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 33.6% (16th highest)
> Median household income: $71,805 (8th highest)

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46. Wyoming
> Avg. debt per borrower: $22,524
> Graduates with debt: 47% (3rd lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 27.6% (13th lowest)
> Median household income: $60,434 (19th highest)

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