Average Student Loan Debt Statistics

Outstanding student loan debt is $1.7 trillion in the U.S., making it the second largest form of consumer debt behind mortgages.

LendEDU’s annual analysis looks at student loan debt statistics for over 1,000 colleges and universities throughout the U.S. Average student debt by school by state, as well as rankings by public and privates schools are listed.

LendEDU also provides a report on what Congress thinks about student loans and the type of higher education initiatives they support.