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More Than Half Of Texas College Graduates Have Student Loan Debt

Nov 26, 2017

In Texas, 56 percent of undergraduates who finished college in 2016 left with an average of about $26,000 in debt, according to the Institute for College Access & Success.

Five out of six university systems in Texas are expected to raise tuition rates next year, as a response to decreased funding from the state legislature. 

Nationally, a proposed tax plan has the potential to impact long-term costs for borrowers, colleges and current students. 

What options are available for repayment? How can policy changes on the state and federal level affect access to higher education?

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