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State by state: Student loan debt

In North Dakota, 83% of the Class of 2011 graduated with student loan debt - the largest percentage in the nation. Grads in New Hampshire had the most debt - an average of $32,440. Hover over the map to see which other states have the most debt-ridden grads.

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Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Washington D.C.

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

All data is based on four-year or above institutions for students graduating in the 2010-11 academic year.
Source: Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight.