Average debt among students who borrow to earn a bachelor's degree has climbed to $29,9000 with the class of 2014, a report from the Institute for College Access & Success shows.
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December 04, 2013
October 01, 2013
Default rates on student loans hit 10 percent, the highest in seven years, according to new figures from the U.S. Department of Education.
August 16, 2013
U.S. Department of Education to change PLUS loan program to help more families qualify for college financial aid.
August 13, 2013
Implementation of the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act begins, as groups look forward to next steps on the college-affordability agenda.
July 31, 2013
The U.S. House is expected to vote today on a bill that would initially lower interest rates on student loans and tie future rates to the market.
July 18, 2013
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation today to set student-loan interest rates on federal loans, linking rates to the market and setting caps.
July 02, 2013
With no congressional intervention, rates on federally subsidized student loans increased on July 1, but student groups continue to lobby for action.
June 03, 2013
Advocacy groups plan to rally on June 5 to keep student-loan interest rates from doubling on July 1.
May 23, 2013
Young adults with increasingly higher levels of education are faring better in the job market, but are racking up more debt, according to a new federal report.
May 21, 2013
Nearly half of recent college graduates were surprised by the amount of debt they accrued, a survey shows.