Share of adults who believe their student loan debt was not worth it U.S. 2019

According to a survey of U.S. adults in 2019, 52 percent of respondents who had taken out student loans said that taking on student loan debt was not worth it. In the third quarter of 2019, outstanding student loan debt totaled more than 1.63 trillion U.S. dollars.

Thinking about your current financial situation, was taking on student loan debt worth it for you, or not worth it?

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Sources

Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 24 to 26, 2019

Number of respondents

397 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Total sample size was 2,200 respondents.

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