Campus News

2015 Georgia grads owe less in student loans than national average

Student loan debts for college graduates in 2015 were up 4 percent from 2014, with the average graduate owing a little more than $30,000, according to a report from the Institute for College Access & Success.

In Georgia, 61 percent of the class of 2015 graduated with student loan debt. The state’s graduates owe slightly less than the national average at around $28,000.

At 43 of the more than 2,000 colleges that reported average student debt figures for 2015 graduates, 90 percent or more of their new alumni graduated in debt.