Special Report

States Where People Struggle Most With Student Debt

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40. Texas
> Median student debt in default: $10,827
> Adults with student debt in default: 11.0% — 20th highest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $26,951 — 19th lowest

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39. Kentucky
> Median student debt in default: $11,149
> Adults with student debt in default: 12.4% — 8th highest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $28,482 — 25th lowest

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38. New Hampshire
> Median student debt in default: $11,194
> Adults with student debt in default: 7.3% — 6th lowest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $39,410 — the highest

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37. Nebraska
> Median student debt in default: $11,296
> Adults with student debt in default: 6.4% — 3rd lowest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $26,026 — 14th lowest

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36. Pennsylvania
> Median student debt in default: $11,339
> Adults with student debt in default: 9.8% — 25th highest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $39,027 — 2nd highest