Total student loans provided in the U.S. 1998 to 2019

This statistic shows the total amount of student loans that was offered by different sources to students in the United States from 1998/99 to 2018/19. In the academic year 1998/99, a total of 52.7 billion 2018 U.S. dollars was offered to students across the United States in the form of loans. By 2018/19, this amount had increased to 106.2 billion 2018 U.S. dollars.

Total amount provided in student loans in the United States from 1998/99 to 2018/19

Loans in 2018 billions U.S. dollars
2018/19106.2
2017/18108.4
2016/17110.9
2015/16112.2
2014/15 114
2013/14 119.6
2012/13 123.2
2011/12 128.7
2010/11 131.7
2009/10 126.6
2008/09 112.3
2007/08 110
2006/07 100.9
2005/06 96.6
2004/05 91.5
2003/04 82.6
2002/03 71.6
2001/02 61.9
2000/01 57.5
1999/00 56.4
1998/99 52.7
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1998 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Nonfederal loans include loans to students from states and from institutions, in addition to private loans issued by banks, credit unions, and Sallie Mae. Estimates of institutional and state loan volume are included only for academic years 1999-2000 through 2012-13.

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