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Reasons for obtaining credit cards by U.S. college students 2015

This statistic presents the reasons for obtaining credit cards by college students in the United States as of December 2015. The results of the survey revealed that 22 percent of the U.S. college students obtained credit cards because they needed access to emergency funds.

Reasons for obtaining credit cards by college students in the United States in 2015

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Release date

March 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 18 to 31, 2015

Number of respondents

445 respondents

Age group

18 to 24 years

Special properties

students who use credit cards

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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