U.S. bachelor's degree holders' debt levels, private four-year colleges 2001-2017

Average amount of debt per bachelor's degree recipient at private nonprofit four-year colleges and universities in the United States from 2001/02 to 2016/17 (in 2016 U.S. dollars)

U.S. bachelor's degree holders' debt levels, private four-year colleges 2001-2017 This statistic shows the average amount of debt that bachelor's degree recipients from private nonprofit four-year colleges and universities had from the 2001/02 academic year to the 2016/17 academic year. The per borrower category shows the average amount of debt amongst bachelor's degree recipients who had taken student loans. The average per all bachelor's degree recipients includes those who did not take student loans. In the academic year 2016/17, students who took out student loans had an average of 32,600 U.S. dollars worth of debt upon completion of their degree.
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Average amount of debt per bachelor's degree recipient at private nonprofit four-year colleges and universities in the United States from 2001/02 to 2016/17 (in 2016 U.S. dollars)

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Per borrowerPer all bachelor's degree recipients
2016-1732,60020,000
2011-1231,70020,300
2006-0730,00019,900
2001-0225,40016,200
Per borrowerPer all bachelor's degree recipients
2016-1732,60020,000
2011-1231,70020,300
2006-0730,00019,900
2001-0225,40016,200
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This statistic shows the average amount of debt that bachelor's degree recipients from private nonprofit four-year colleges and universities had from the 2001/02 academic year to the 2016/17 academic year. The per borrower category shows the average amount of debt amongst bachelor's degree recipients who had taken student loans. The average per all bachelor's degree recipients includes those who did not take student loans. In the academic year 2016/17, students who took out student loans had an average of 32,600 U.S. dollars worth of debt upon completion of their degree.
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