States Where Students Graduate With the Most Debt

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40. Alaska
> Avg. debt per borrower: $25,349
> Graduates with debt: 46% (2nd lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 28.8% (17th lowest)
> Median household income: $73,181 (7th highest)

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39. Nebraska
> Avg. debt per borrower: $25,501
> Graduates with debt: 55% (18th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 31.7% (21st highest)
> Median household income: $59,970 (21st highest)

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38. North Dakota
> Avg. debt per borrower: $26,080
> Graduates with debt: 66% (6th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 30.7% (25th lowest)
> Median household income: $61,843 (18th highest)

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37. North Carolina
> Avg. debt per borrower: $26,164
> Graduates with debt: 58% (22nd highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 31.3% (24th highest)
> Median household income: $52,752 (13th lowest)

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36. Oklahoma
> Avg. debt per borrower: $26,270
> Graduates with debt: 48% (5th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 25.5% (8th lowest)
> Median household income: $50,051 (8th lowest)