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States Where Students Graduate With the Most Debt

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30. Texas
> Avg. debt per borrower: $27,001
> Graduates with debt: 55% (18th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 29.6% (22nd lowest)
> Median household income: $59,206 (23rd highest)

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29. Oregon
> Avg. debt per borrower: $27,550
> Graduates with debt: 57% (23rd lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 33.7% (14th highest)
> Median household income: $60,212 (20th highest)

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28. Kansas
> Avg. debt per borrower: $27,604
> Graduates with debt: 58% (22nd highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 33.7% (14th highest)
> Median household income: $56,422 (21st lowest)

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27. West Virginia
> Avg. debt per borrower: $27,608
> Graduates with debt: 70% (3rd highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 20.2% (the lowest)
> Median household income: $43,469 (the lowest)

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26. Kentucky
> Avg. debt per borrower: $28,078
> Graduates with debt: 60% (16th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 24.0% (5th lowest)
> Median household income: $48,375 (7th lowest)

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