10 States With the Most Student Debt

Sorry, Delaware pupils
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted May 19, 2016 9:29 AM CDT
10 States With the Most Student Debt
Graduates throw their caps at the University of Delaware's commencement ceremony in 2014.   (AP Photo/Emily Varisco)

The average American college student owed $28,950 at graduation in 2014—but students in some states are even worse off. 24/7 Wall St. rounds up the top 10 states with the most student debt on average—based on 2014 numbers from the Institute for College Access and Success—noting states with higher median household incomes tend to have a higher debts.

  1. Delaware, $33,808
  2. New Hampshire, $33,410
  3. Pennsylvania, $33,264
  4. Rhode Island, $31,841
  5. Minnesota, $31,579
  6. Maine, $30,908
  7. Connecticut, $29,750
  8. Iowa, $29,732
  9. Michigan, $29,450
  10. Alabama, $29,425
Click for the full list or consider moving to Berlin. (More student debt stories.)

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