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Student Loan Debt

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Student Loan Debt.

Background Information

With the rising tuition costs of colleges and universities, students are borrowing more and more money to finance their higher education, causing the current outstanding student loan debt to reach a historically high level of over one trillion dollars. Use the following sources to learn more about student debt and the political, legal, and social issues surrounding it.