Minnesota's 2014 college graduates left school with more than $31,000 in student debt on average, according to a just-released report by The Institute for College Access and Success. That puts us fifth-highest in the nation.
How did the rest of the country fare? Here's the ranking of average debt upon graduation. Toggle to the "Percent with debt" button to re-sort the data.
Over the past 10 years, every state has seen the average student debt for graduates increase -- some more than others. Minnesota ranks somewhere in the middle when it comes to percent increase. Full data was not available for North Dakota, New Mexico or the District of Columbia. Click on a state to see details.
Curious about our local colleges and universities? Search for one here. Institutions are not required to submit this data, so it isn't available for all schools. The dataset also does not include for-profit colleges.