Borrowing from family and friends for college costs U.S. 2021, by income

Share of families borrowing money from family and friends to cover college education costs the United States in 2021, by income

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Release date

July 2021


United States

Survey time period

April 8 to May 4, 2021

Number of respondents


Special properties

Parents of/undergraduate students

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Sample:
355 with an income of less than 35,000 U.S. dollars
854 with income between 35,000 and 100,000 U.S. dollars
649 with income of 100,000 U.S. dollars and higher.

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