Student Debt and the Class of 2008

December 1, 2009
This report examines student debt in all 50 states and at four-year public and private nonprofit colleges and universities in the U.S. As student debt continued to rise, unemployment climbed from an already challenging 7.6 percent in the third quarter of 2008 to 10.6 percent in 2009. See average student debt and the share of students borrowing for all 50 states and four-year public and private nonprofit colleges and universities in the U.S.