Average debt of university graduates, by institution type U.S. 2016/17

This statistic shows the average debt of university graduates in the United States for the academic year 2016/17, distinguished by institution type. In 2016/17, graduate students from public colleges in the United States had an average debt of 27,293 U.S. dollars.

Average graduate debt levels in the United States in 2016/17, by institution type

Average debt in U.S. dollars
Public College27,293
Private, Nonprofit College32,810
Average graduate debt29,002
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Release date

February 2019


United States

Survey time period

academic year 2016/2017

Special properties

college graduates

Supplementary notes

Data for Private (For-Profit) institutions are not available.
The source does not mention a release date. The date of access was taken as the release date.

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