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Michigan Is 2018's 7th State with the Most Student Debt

Posted at 1:51 PM, Aug 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-01 13:51:12-04

With college students preparing for the upcoming fall semester and 10.7 percent of all student loans 90+ days delinquent or in default as of Q1 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s States with the Most and Least Student Debt [].

To determine the states that are friendliest toward student-loan debtors, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 11 key metrics. The data set ranges from average student debt to unemployment rate among the population aged 25 to 34 to share of students with past-due loan balances.  
Student Debt in Michigan (1=Most; 25=Avg.) 

  • 13th – Avg. Student Debt
  • 10th – Proportion of Students with Debt
  • 4th – Student Debt as % of Income (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • 26th – Unemployment Rate of Population Aged 25 to 34
  • 19th – % of Student Loans Past Due or in Default
  • 21st – % of Student-Loan Borrowers Aged 50+
  • 19th – Availability of Student Jobs
  • 24th – Availability of Paid Internships
  • 25th – Grant Growth

For the full report, please visit: []