Special Report

States Where People Struggle Most With Student Debt

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35. Arizona
> Median student debt in default: $11,354
> Adults with student debt in default: 12.1% — 11th highest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $24,712 — 9th lowest

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34. Indiana
> Median student debt in default: $11,426
> Adults with student debt in default: 11.8% — 14th highest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $28,112 — 24th lowest

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32. California
> Median student debt in default: $11,467
> Adults with student debt in default: 9.7% — 24th lowest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $21,485 — 4th lowest

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32. Arkansas
> Median student debt in default: $11,467
> Adults with student debt in default: 12.6% — 7th highest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $26,679 — 17th lowest

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31. New York
> Median student debt in default: $11,486
> Adults with student debt in default: 8.8% — 16th lowest
> Average overall debt of graduates: $31,155 — 15th highest