Report: NJ student loan debt doubled in a decade

January 31, 2019

Following a national trend, student loan debt in New Jersey has more than doubled in the past decade, according to 2018 data reported by Experian.

The credit-reporting firm revealed in a blog post last month that New Jersey students owe nearly $43 billion in loans for higher education. That is a 126 percent increase from the $18.8 billion owed in 2008.

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