Texas college students take on too much debt, with the heaviest burden on black families, study finds

July 25, 2019 | Dallas News

Texas students at public universities are taking on more debt than state leaders consider manageable, with black students facing the biggest financial challenges, according to a new study.

State and national leaders want to reel in the student debt crisis and ensure that college graduates can afford the loans they take out to earn degrees. Texas set a goal for student debt load to be no more than 60% of a student’s first-year earnings by 2030.

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