A recently published Student Loan Debt by School by State 2017 report shows that Montgomery County colleges vary significantly on both the size of debt per borrower and the percentage of students who graduate with some debt, writes Dave Rathmanner for Lend Edu.
In total, 1,161 college and universities nationwide were analyzed. According to the report, 60 percent of all graduates have student debt that averages $27,975.
Bryn Mawr College ranked highest out of Montgomery County schools. It placed fifth out of the 93 colleges in the state with a lower than average debt per borrower of $23,081 and 52 percent of graduates finishing with at least some debt.
Collegeville’s Ursinus College ranked 62nd with $38,537 in debt per borrower and 74 percent of graduates leaving with some debt.
Rosemont College ranked the lowest at 76 with $40,792 in average debt and 90 percent of its graduates finishing their studies with at least some debt.
Data for Arcadia University was not made available for the ranking.
Read more about the Student Loan Debt rankings at Lend Edu by clicking here.