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States Where Students Graduate With the Most Debt

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45. Washington
> Avg. debt per borrower: $23,359
> Graduates with debt: 52% (13th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 35.5% (11th highest)
> Median household income: $70,979 (10th highest)

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44. Florida
> Avg. debt per borrower: $23,556
> Graduates with debt: 50% (11th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 29.7% (23rd lowest)
> Median household income: $52,594 (12th lowest)

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43. Arizona
> Avg. debt per borrower: $23,913
> Graduates with debt: 54% (15th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 29.4% (21st lowest)
> Median household income: $56,581 (23rd lowest)

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42. Hawaii
> Avg. debt per borrower: $24,955
> Graduates with debt: 49% (7th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 32.9% (18th highest)
> Median household income: $77,765 (3rd highest)

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41. Tennessee
> Avg. debt per borrower: $25,054
> Graduates with debt: 56% (21st lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 27.3% (12th lowest)
> Median household income: $51,340 (10th lowest)

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