Student loans remain a crushing burden for plenty of college students and graduates. According to a LendEDU analysis of loan data from more than 1,000 schools, the problem just keeps getting worse: The average Class of 2018 borrower’s debt rose to $28,565 in 2018, up from $28,288 in 2017. Moreover, borrowers in 38 states saw an uptick last year, especially in Connecticut, where 2018 grads’ debt burden grew a whopping 22.5%. Wondering where your state ranks? Read on to find out.
Editor's note: This story has been revised since publication.
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