Average student debt, by state U.S. 2017/18

This statistic shows the average amount of student debt that graduates had in different states across the United States, following 4 or more years of university in 2017/18. The lowest average amount of debt that students had was in the state of Utah at 19,728 U.S. dollars.

Average debt of university graduates in the United States in 2017/18, by state

Average debt in U.S. dollars
Connecticut38,669
Pennsylvania37,061
New Hampshire36,776
Rhode Island36,036
New Jersey34,387
Delaware34,144
District of Columbia34,046
Maine32,676
Minnesota32,317
Michigan32,158
South Dakota31,895
Massachusetts31,882
Wisconsin31,705
Vermont31,431
New York31,127
South Carolina30,838
Virginia30,363
Ohio30,323
Mississippi30,117
Iowa30,045
West Virginia30,014
Illinois29,855
Alabama29,469
Missouri29,224
Maryland29,178
Indiana29,064
Georgia28,824
Oregon28,628
Kentucky28,435
Montana28,032
Idaho27,682
Texas27,293
Louisiana27,151
Tennessee26,838
Kansas26,764
North Carolina26,683
Arkansas26,579
Nebraska26,422
Oklahoma25,221
Colorado24,888
Wyoming24,474
Florida24,428
Hawaii24,162
Washington23,524
Nevada22,600
California22,585
New Mexico21,858
Utah19,728
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

The source provides no data for Arizona, Alaska and North Dakota.

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