10 states with the most college student debt
Student loans make up a large component of U.S. household debt, second only to mortgages. The total outstanding college loan balance on credit reports is currently at $1.41 trillion, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. And the residents living in these 10 states have incurred the most student debt compared to the earning opportunities they face in that state according to a 2018 WalletHub report.
The study rates each state and Washington, D.C., based on 11 measures of student debt and earnings potential, click through to see the top 10 states with the most student debt.