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The Facts About Student Loans
More and more people continue to take out loans to pay for their education and many end up struggling to pay their monthly bills. In FY 2015, the student loan default rate reached 10.8 percent. That's why we're working to provide consumers with free, high-quality resources.
By the numbers
Total outstanding student loan debt
Average debt per borrower
Average monthly payment
Student Loan Articles
Student debt is responsible for nearly 20% of the decline in homeownership among young adults. Read More
Undergraduate students can expect to pay 5.05% on federal loans and between 3.50% and 12% on private student loans. Find out the current... Read More
Our team of analysts at ValuePenguin decided to dive into the data behind how much people across the country owed on their student loans.... Read More