Average Student Loan Debt
per Graduate by State

The map below shows the average student loan debt per college graduate in all 50 U.S. states. Data for this visual comes from the 2017 Student Loan Report, which notes some interesting finds:

The national average student loan debt per graduate for the Class of 2016 was $17,126.

Nationally, 61.22% of students graduated with student loan debt.

Utah graduates left school with the least debt on average ($7,545) and New Hampshire graduates came out with the most debt on average ($27,167).

Technical notes: This map was created using D3.js, a javascript library for producing visualizations. Code for this visual is based on this D3.js Block by Bill Morris.

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