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The Rise of Student Debt
The Rise of Student Debt
There was a time in living memory when many Americans could obtain public higher education at little or no tuition cost. Today a college degree has become prohibitively expensive for many, while millions of others are required to borrow extensively in order to meet its soaring costs.
The change, over the course of just a few decades is stark.
Graduates from public colleges with student loans
Graduates from private nonprofit colleges with student loans.
Graduates from for-profit colleges with student loans
What People Are Saying
From Our Blog
A growing movement is pressing for relief from this country’s oppressive and mounting burden of student debt. Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed a gathering of millennials in Washington, organized by a group called Young Invincibles during a national day of advocacy around this issue. Last November, college students and citizen organizations rallied at more[…]
9/13/15: The student debt many Americans took on in their youth is following them to the grave. Now many of these student debtors are seniors whose Social Security benefits are being garnished to continue to pay those loans they took out a lifetime ago. But student debt activists and seniors are now joining together to say[…]
8/10/15: Many young people are discovering an historical secret: There was a time, only a few decades ago, when almost all Americans could find a way to attend college or university (like the University of California or NYU) and emerge with a degree without going into debt. Today a new generation has begun to rebel[…]
7/27/15: It will not be news to 41 million Americans that this nation is in the middle of a student debt crisis. That’s the number of people burdened by student loan payments. But many people, including many student debt holders, may be surprised to learn that people can be pursued for student debt even into[…]
5/8/15: As we move to restore the American idea of free public higher education, let’s not forget the 41 million Americans who were burdened with $1.3 trillion in the few short decades when our nation lost sight of it.
3/16/15: There are moments in history when a new idea forms and takes hold. We believe that student debt forgiveness is one such idea, and that its time has come. If you agree, please join us.
1/27/15: A student debt “jubilee” would reflect both the values upon which this nation was founded and the economic principles that have sustained it through its greatest periods of growth and prosperity.