Press Release/Statement | October 21, 2010

Student Debt and the Class of 2009

College seniors who graduated in 2009 carried an average of $24,000 in student loan debt. Meanwhile, unemployment for recent college graduates climbed from 5.8% in 2008 to 8.7% in 2009 – the highest annual rate on record for college graduates aged 20 to 24. Our new report, Student Debt and the Class of 2009, includes average debt levels for the 50 states and District of Columbia and more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities.

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