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Congratulations, Class of 2015: You’re the Most Indebted Ever (For Now)


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Something a friend said recently made me go looking for this stat. I went to school before the graph starts, but there definitely was a BIG jump in the percentage of students taking aid in the 90's...

The money quote from the article:

The value of a college education varies widely depending the institution and the degree a student acquires.

Two more charts demonstrate just how much student debt has been incurred...

chart average debt per student borrower in each year's graduating class Congratulations Class of 2015 You re the Most Indebted Ever For Now Real Time Economics WSJ

chart total education debt of students and parents per graduating class in billions of dollars Congratulations Class of 2015 You re the Most Indebted Ever For Now Real Time Economics WSJ

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