Student Debt in the United States: Rhetoric vs Reality

Sandy Baum

Abstract


The general notion of a student debt “crisis” in the United States is rooted in misperceptions. The problems lie largely with students who leave school without a credential, with those who attend for-profit institutions, and with older adults returning to school—not with young, four-year college graduates.


Keywords


USA; debt; loans

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.0.93.10429

 

 

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