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Debt of Graduating Students
(for Academic Years 1995-96 through 2004-05)

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Year of Graduation

Degree Level
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04 2004-05

Percent of Graduating Students with Debt:

Undergraduate

48.1%
51.6%
50.0%
49.0%
50.0%
48.0%
50.0%
47.7%
49.1% 48.5%

Graduate

31.5%
31.2%
30.0%
33.0%
32.0%
34.0%
32.0%
26.6%
28.2% 30.7%

Veterinary Medicine

91.5%
89.8%
91.0%
83.0%
83.0%
77.0%
87.0%
89.0%
80.5% 86.8%

All Students

45.7%
48.5%
47.0%
47.0%
47.0%
46.0%
47.0%
43.4%
44.4% 44.5%
Average Total Debt of Graduating Students with Debt:

Undergraduate

$12,965
$13,783
$14,071
$15,633
$14,874
$15,486
$15,677
$16,641
$17,510 $18,978

Graduate

18,326
19,761
21,705
22,777
26,148
26,909
30,766
27,635
28,999 31,901

Veterinary Medicine

39,593
49,435
54,571
48,402
54,703
59,276
53,885
65,632
72,095 72,652

All Students

$14,356
$17,660
$16,163
$17,377
$17,366
$18,138
$18,433
$19,043
$20,038 $21,990

Note: Graduate includes master's and doctoral students

Students Graduating with Debt
Chart representing Percent of Students Graduating with Debt
Average Total Debt
Chart representing Average Total Debt


Source: Division of Financial Aid

 


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