Guess How Much Americans Are Borrowing to Pay for College?

Raghuram Sukumar Personal Finance 3 Comments

Interesting Student Loan numbers from Following image speaks for itself about the amount of loan students are borrowing to pay for college expenses.

Students coming from India for Masters Degree will borrow abut $30,000 to $40,000 in student loan. Now, you can compare that to the college students in America.

Checkout debt amount for an American student who are graduating colleges.

Points to Note about Graduate Student Loan

  • Average Public Tuition – $6,585
  • Average Out of State Tuition Fee – Plus $10,000
  • Law Degree – $93,000
  • Medical School – $127,000

If you plan to buy a home in USA, then you have to make sure to pay-off the student loan ASAP.


  1. Raghu raghu raghu! My man!! U crack these bombs at the right time. Time again to sit down with a coffee mug and calculator and grow some grey hair… 🙂

  2. This was a great post and a great breakdown of the student loan system. It's easy to get carried away and not think about the not-so-distant future job that will be easily paying the loan back.

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    a student went for his student visa

    the visa officer at the us embassy

    pl read on

    Interviewer said "I shall either ask you ten easy questions or one really difficult question. Think well before you make up your mind!"

    The boy thought for awhile and said,"my choice is one really difficult question."

    "Well, good luck to you, you have made your own choice! Now tell me this.

    "What comes first, Day or Night?"

    The boy was jolted in! to reality as his VisA depends on the correctness of his answer, but he thought for a while and said, "It's the DAY sir!"

    "How" the interviewer asked,

    He answered "Sorry sir, you promised me that you will not ask me a SECOND difficult question!"

    He was selected for de ViSa..

    is it is the presence of mind


    that makes it possible

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